High school principal, teacher arrested in Phoenix

- A Phoenix high school principal and his wife are accused of assault.

Ricardo Cordova is the principal of Carl Hayden High School, and his wife, Brisa Cordova, is a teacher at Trevor Browne High School.

Their arrests stem from a domestic violence incident at their home and authorities say the Cordovas are facing charges for misdemeanor assault.

Statement from Phoenix Union High School District:

"Phoenix Union is aware of the recent arrests. This is a police matter.  We will make the appropriate steps when and if necessary to address this issue internally, and ultimately make a decision that is in the best interest of our students, staff and community."

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