Two middle school boys charged with assault and battery

LADY'S ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Two Lady's Island Middle School boys have been charged with assault and battery of the second degree.

Deputies say they groped and assaulted and 11-year-old girl on the school bus. According to the police report, the young girl stated the boys jumped on her lap and tried to kiss her. Then the next day, she stated they pinned her in the seat and both got on top of her, touching her inappropriately. It all happened in September.

Officials suspended the boys three days from school and 15 days from riding the bus. They are now awaiting their day in family court.

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