Guam - A Department of Education employee is injured while trying to control an altercation at JP Torres Alternative School.

According to the police blotter, an assault case was reported from the Santa Rita school on Monday.

DOE deputy superintendent Rob Malay tells KUAM there was an incident that took place on campus requiring employees to intervene resulting in injuries to one.

Administrative action was taken and an investigation launched.

Malay adds that school safety on all campuses, for students and employees, remains a top priority.