Student faces felony charges for alleged criminal mischief

By: Jordan Vilines Email
By: Jordan Vilines Email

A break-up with his girlfriend sent one 14-year-old student into what some are calling an act of rage.

School employees at Williamsburg Independent school and police say the school's strict safety precautions certainly paid off.

On Monday, police received a call that a student at Williamsburg Independent School had injured a classmate and was throwing rocks at school windows.

After breaking six windows, police say the juvenile ran to the neighborhood across the street but it did not take long for police to find him.

Principal Gary Peters says he law enforcement officials and school employees did a great job of following proper protocol to ensure the safety of the students.

Principal Peters says he did not anticipate this type of incident but it helped to be prepared.

The juvenile is charged with first degree criminal mischief and fourth degree assault.

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