Juveniles charged for entering school and assaulting student

JOPPATOWNE, Md (WMAR) - Four juveniles have been arrested following an assault at an area high school.

Harford County officials say around 11:30 a.m., two male juveniles ages 14 and 15 stole a vehicle from the 1900 block of Eloise Lane in Edgewood.

The two then traveled to Edgewood Middle School and picked up two additional 14-year-old males. All four then continued to Joppatowne High School, where they engaged in a physical altercation with a student inside the school cafeteria.

A school resource officer observed a male he recognized was not a student attempting to flee the school, and apprehended him. The remaining three suspects were also captured and are facing charges.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

How the juveniles entered the school is under investigation. 


Here's some information on the victim and the juveniles that were involved in this incident:

Juvenile 1 is a 14 year old that's being charged with assault on victim, assault on the school resource officer, trespassing at Joppatowne and disobeying a lawful order and fleeing.

Juvenile 2 is a14 year old that's being charged with assault, disorderly conduct and trespassing at Joppatowne. 

Juvenile 3 is a 14 year old that being charged with assault, trespassing at Joppatowne and trespassing at Edgewood Middle School.

Juvenile 4 is a 15 year old that's being charged with theft of auto, assault, trespassing at Joppatowne and trespassing at Edgewood Middle School.

All of the listed juveniles are being charged with disrupting school activities and the victim is an 18 year old that attends Joppatowne.

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