L'adolescente della Louisiana affronta 10 anni di carcere per presunto pestaggio ispirato a TikTok di un insegnante disabile

Larrianna Jackson was charged with felony second-degree battery and with cruelty to the infirmed on Friday, District Attorney Warren Montgomery’s office ha detto in un comunicato stampa. 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, Il., 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, Il., 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, secondo la polizia. 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, disse allora la polizia.

Officers alleged the attack could be tied to theslap a teacher” sfida, part of a viral TikTok trend calleddevious licks.” Il “sfida” has prompted strong responses of condemnation from the California Teachers Association e il Connecticut attorney general.

Tic toc claimed in a statement quella “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.

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