Sheriff’s office: Juveniles charged after assaulting custodian at Marion County middle school

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 1:38 PM EDT
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MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Two young kids are facing serious charges after authorities said they assaulted a school custodian in Marion County.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said the assault happened on Tuesday at Johnakin Middle School.

The two juveniles are facing third-degree assault and battery charges.

The custodian suffered a minor injury.

According to the sheriff’s office, the case will now be forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

The Marion County School District released the follwoing statement:

“There was an incident at Johnakin Middle School that resulted in a custodian being pushed and falling over custodial equipment.  The matter was handled according to the District’s Code of Conduct and referred to law enforcement for review.”

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