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Coach injured after being attacked at Canyon High School

Canyon High School
Officials confirmed on Thursday that a Canyon High School coach was assaulted by one or more students on Tuesday.

"An altercation occurred against a staff member by two students. Law Enforcement responded and an investigation took place.

"Due to FERPA law, we cannot provide information regarding any matters of a student.

"The district is completing an internal investigation. We have taken appropriate steps and measures to address the situation," the Canyon ISD said.

The Canyon Police Department said the unidentified coach found two students in an area of the campus where they weren't supposed to be. The coach then attempted to escort the two students to the principal's office.

At some point, one or both students hit the coach in the head and choked him. The coach was injured during the incident, but the extent of his injuries have not been released.

Both of the Canyon High Students were arrested and transported to the Youth Center of the High Plains.

We will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.

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