A 12 year old was taken into
custody Thursday morning in connection with an assault on a teacher.
Bluffton police said the
Bluffton Middle School student assaulted teacher Malissa Hart in a classroom.
Hart suffered minor injuries to her head. She was taken to Hilton Head Hospital
A school resource officer took
the child into custody. The child was petitioned to family court on charges of
assault and battery and disturbing schools, according to police.
The child was released to the parents
and has been suspended from the school pending an expulsionary hearing.
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