ROCK HILL A teenage student at a Rock Hill alternative school admitted to police that she threw another girl down to the ground and hit her in the head and face while the victim was visiting a friend last week, according to police documents.
Now, the girl is charged with third-degree assault and battery and will next month make an appearance in family court.
At about 11:15 a.m. last Wednesday, police were sent to the Rebound Alternative School on Flint Street Extension after an administrator reported that a student had been involved in a fight, according to a Rock Hill police report released today. The victim, 14, told police that her assailant, 15, threatened to fight her in the past.
On Oct. 13, the suspect went to a Cauthen Street home while the victim was visiting a friend, the report states. The girl jumped on the victim, throwing her onto the ground and punching her several times in the head and face. The girls friend, who witnessed the incident, gave police the same account of events.
Police last week spoke with the girl, who admitted to the assault, the report states.
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