A school-wide text was issued to parents alerting them to the situation. The school official was doing a walkthrough when he was jumped, attacked with the box cutter and punched in the face.
Port Orange cops: Sweetwater Elem. School in lockdown this morning after asst. principal attacked with box cutter
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