School officials investigate hazing incident

School officials at Jenkins High School are investigating a hazing incident.

The district received a hazing complaint this week.

The school district is looking into the allegations.

Officials with the school tell us the Jenkins Police Department is conducting a separate criminal investigation.

“We are trying to find out what's actually happened and deal with it. We don't take that lightly. We will deal with it in a very serious way,” Debby Watts, Superintendent Jenkins Independent.

School leaders continue to interview students who may have been involved.

We will continue to follow this investigation.

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