EUNICE, La. (KPEL) -- A Eunice woman is facing battery charges after police say she hit the school principal at Central Middle School.

Deputy Chief Varden Guillory with the Eunice Police Department says 34-year-old Jennifer Richardson "struck the principal during a disturbance."

Richardson was arrested and booked into the Eunice City Jail on a $3,000 bond on a charges of battery of a school teacher. She bonded out after her initial court appearance.