Gering Public Schools has confirmed that a student attempted to assault a staff member at Gering High School this morning.
The media release says the staff member was not hurt and the student is in custody.
The district has directed all questions about the incident to Gering Police while indicating student and staff safety is still their utmost concern. Counselors will be available should students need to speak with them.
Gering Police have not commented on the situation at this time.