By Andrew ClementsThe Dallas Morning NewsMarch 11, 2017Dallas Police Department detectives are trying to figure out why a woman was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly pushing a male student in the head as he was sitting in the back of a classroom.
The incident happened in the Dallas Public Library at about 3:40 a.m.
Friday, police said.
It was not clear if the student was an eighth grader.
The student was not hurt, but he was shaken by what happened and felt like he was being physically attacked, police Capt. Daniel Olt said.
The woman, identified as 27-year-old Jessica Johnson, was charged with criminal mischief and resisting arrest.
She appeared in court on Saturday and was ordered held on $10,000 bond.
She was also released on a $5,000 recognizance bond.
Her lawyer, Michael Rochon, said in a statement that she is a victim of a tragic event.
She has lost a loved one to violence and is deeply traumatized by the events of the past week.
He also called the arrest an important step forward in the case.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family, and with all involved in the investigation,” Rochons statement said.
Johnson is being held at the Dallas County Jail in lieu of $10 million bail.