Adolescente de Louisiana se enfrenta a 10 años de prisión por presunta golpiza inspirada en TikTok a un maestro discapacitado

Larrianna Jackson was charged with felony second-degree battery and with cruelty to the infirmed on Friday, District Attorney Warren Montgomery’s office dijo en un comunicado de prensa. Jackson had initially been charged with felony battery of a school teacher after her arrest on Oct. 6.

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The new charges come after authorities reviewed the evidence in the case, FOX8 New Orleans reported.

The incident happened at Covington High School, where the 18-year-old allegedly punched her 64-year-old teacher, who reportedly uses a wheelchair.

Larrianna Jackson faces new felony charges related to the Oct. 6 beating of a disabled teacher during a suspected TikTok challenge at a high school in Covington, La., authorities announced Tuesday.

Larrianna Jackson faces new felony charges related to the Oct. 6 beating of a disabled teacher during a suspected TikTok challenge at a high school in Covington, La., authorities announced Tuesday. (Office of District Attorney Warren Montgomery)

A student-recorded cellphone video of the incident shows that a student approached her seated teacher and punched the teacher, knocking her to the ground, según la policía. The student is seen violently punching the teacher, at which point the video ends.

The 64-year-old teacher was hospitalized and treated for injuries sustained in the attack, police said at the time.

Officers alleged the attack could be tied to the “abofetear a un maestro” desafío, part of a viral TikTok trend calleddevious licks.” los “desafío” has prompted strong responses of condemnation from the California Teachers Association y el Connecticut attorney general.

Tik Tok claimed in a statement que “this is not a trend on TikTokand that if any such content appears on the site, it will be removed.

Jackson was scheduled to be arraigned on Dec. 8.

Fox News’ Peter Aitken contributed to this report.

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