The 15-year-old boy who allegedly appeared on video beating a nine-year-old girl on a Florida school bus is facing criminal battery charges.
State Attorney Katherine Fernandez announced in a Facebook post that her office had filed “criminal battery charges” against the boy in juvenile court for “pummeling” the younger student on February 1.
Statement from State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle RegardingFiled Charges in Homestead School Bus Incident
Breitbart News detailed the shocking footage of the incident on February 3:
In the clip, yelling is heard as the person recording keeps the camera on the school bus ceiling. When the yelling intensifies, the camera turns and shows a boy in a maroon-colored shirt allegedly hitting a girl wearing a white top.