Assault at East High School appears gang-related

An assault occurred at East High School about 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The attack appeared to be gang-related, said Officer Kelly Luther, with the Victoria Police Department.

Both the suspected attacker and victim are juveniles. Other students were reported to have been standing nearby to watch the fight, Luther said.

The kids sustained minor injuries, including bumps and bruises, she said.

Luther said the attacker left campus after the assault and police are continuing to investigate the incident.