School resource officer attacked on Lenoir County school bus speaks out today

School resource officer attacked on Lenoir County school bus speaks out today

Deputy Christopher Little is an SRO at the Lenoir County Learning Academy.

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A Lenoir County deputy sheriff who was attacked two days ago on a school bus will speak to the media today.

Deputy Christopher Little had to get 18 staples to close a wound to the back of his head.

Graphic Warning: The photo below shows the severity of the injury suffered by Deputy Little.

Little is a school resource officer at the Lenoir County Learning Academy, an alternative school at the Baptist Children’s Home on Kennedy Home Road.

It happened Wednesday morning as the deputy was trying to break up a fight. Two underage students have been charged with felony assault on a law enforcement officer inflicting serious injury, resisting arrest, and damage to county property.

The students were also disciplined by the school system. “The injury to Deputy Little is certainly regrettable, and LCPS wishes him a complete and speedy recovery,” the school system said in an email to WITN.

Little and Sheriff Jackie Rogers will speak to the media at 11:00 a.m. about what happened.

Deputy Christopher Little received 18 staples in his head after responding to a fight between students.

Deputy Christopher Little received 18 staples in his head after responding to a fight between students.

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