HEMET, Calif. (KABC) -- A school resource officer at a high school in Hemet was assaulted after a fight involving several students broke out on the campus Wednesday afternoon, police said.
According to Hemet police, students at West Valley High School began fighting each other at approximately 1:15 p.m.
Video shows dozens of students involved in the altercation as additional officers were called to the scene.
The school resource officer ended up on the ground with a student after attempting to stop the student from assaulting another student, police said.
The school resource officer was kicked and punched in the back by another student.
Five students -- four juveniles and one adult -- were arrested.
The students arrested face several charges, including assaulting school staff, assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, and resisting arrest by threat or violence.
No one was seriously hurt in the altercation.
School officer at Hemet's West Valley High School assaulted by student after fight erupts on campus, police say
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