Child Charged in Assault on Student Draped in Gay Pride Flag

  • Child Charged in Assault on Student Draped in Gay Pride Flag
  • Child Charged in Assault on Student Draped in Gay Pride Flag

    VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP)-- A Georgia teen encounters adolescent charges after he struck a student who was draped in a gay satisfaction flag in a college cafeteria, authorities say.

    Video of the case was recorded recently at Lowndes Senior high school in the south Georgia city of Valdosta. It shows a male trainee charging across the lunchroom and also jerking the flag from the 2nd boy's back as he is up to the flooring. A 3rd student attempts to push away the enemy, who knocks the flag into a trash bin.

    Lowndes Region Constable Ashley Paulk told The Valdosta Daily Times that the juvenile had actually been charged with disorderly conduct, basic battery and also disturbance of a public center. Paulk stated the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, which apprehends some juveniles implicated of misbehavior, was called.

    Lowndes Senior High School Assistant Principal Rodney Eco-friendly claimed the victim was not physically hurt which school authorities explored after discovering of the video clip.

    \" We take the well-being as well as security of our pupils seriously,\" Environment-friendly said. \"Our staff strives to provide a secure environment where all of our students really feel valued.\"

    Environment-friendly stated the teen who attacked the pupil is dealing with \"the suitable effect\" as provided in the school's code of conduct

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