Published: Apr 29, 2010 4:52 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla.  - A 10-year-old central Florida girl faces two felony charges of assault on an education worker after she was accused of kicking and pushing her elementary school teachers.

Authorities were called to the Woodward Avenue Elementary School in DeLand on Wednesday. A teacher said the girl was disruptive and ran out of class. The girl allegedly said she wanted to go home.

Authorities say the girl was found and she kicked and pushed some teachers when they tried to bring her to the front office. Authorities say the girl told them she kicked the adults because she was scared. She also allegedly said she wanted to go home to see her mother's friend, who was visiting.

She was taken to the Division of Youth Services detention facility.