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Police: Norwalk Student Assaulted Classmate While Friend Filmed

A 16 year-old Norwalk High School student was charged with assaulting a fellow student while a friend filmed it, according to police.
A 16 year-old Norwalk High School student was charged with assaulting a fellow student while a friend filmed it, according to police. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

NORWALK, Conn. -- Two Norwalk High School students were arrested after one attacked a fellow student while the other one filmed the assault, according to police.

Police were called to the school at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on a report of an assault. A 16-year-old student hit another student from behind, rendering the victim unconscious for a short period of time, police said.

Before committing the assault, the student handed his cellphone to another student and asked him to film the attack, according to police reports.

The 16-year-old who committed the assault was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace. The 15-year-old who filmed it was charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree assault.

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