News 4 investigation spurs Sparta police to look into local middle school

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 30, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 30 at 7:19 PM

(KMOV.com) — Sparta police are launching a full investigation into Lincoln Middle School after several reports of violence have surfaced. 

Tuesday, a viewer reached out to News 4 saying a young boy is accused of slamming a 12-year-old girl’s head into the ground multiple times during gym class.

Reportedly it wasn't until the boy punched her in the face that a teacher at got involved.

After News 4 brought the accusations to Sparta police, an investigation began.

The community is still on edge after, earlier in January, a 12-year-old student killed himself. Now, there is a real fear of how far kids are going when adults aren't watching

 

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