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2 adults accused of bullying 12-year-old online

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Stacie Hamilton and Ralph Grant are charged with harassment by electronic media. The two are accused of harassing a 12-year-old boy Stacie Hamilton and Ralph Grant are charged with harassment by electronic media. The two are accused of harassing a 12-year-old boy
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Police arrested two people accused of sending threatening messages to a 12-year-old Collinsville boy.

Nichol Beacots said the two suspects - Ralph Grant, 40, and Stacie Hamilton, 39 - sent threatening messages to her 12-year-old son.

Police said it all started over a love triangle between two 12-year-old classmates. Then Hamilton allegedly used Facebook to taunt Beacot's son and her boyfriend, Grant joined in. 

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“You've got a 12 year old being harassed by an adult, and even racial slurs. That is why we had to take it seriously,” said Lt. Brett Boerm of the Collinsville Police Department.

The two could face 1-3 years in jail if convicted.
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