Report: Rock Hill elementary student, 8, chokes fellow student

The HeraldMay 11, 2013 

— A boy at Lesslie Elementary School outside Rock Hill was removed from school this week after choking another student who called him lazy, according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report. It was the second time police had been called about the student’s behavior in the past two weeks, police said.

In the incident Wednesday described by police as public disorderly conduct, the boy choked the student while the class was outside, then a teacher broke them apart.

The students “anger escalated to rage,” and the teacher required help from other adults even as the boy kicked several teachers.

No one was injured but staff were going to recommend alternative education, the report states.

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