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West Bend Girl Charged with Physical Child Abuse after Fight on School Bus

A 13-year-old girl has been charged with physical abuse of a child and disorderly conduct after slapping an 11-year-old girl over a political disagreement.

According to West Bend Police, the incident happened on Monday at 3:45 PM.

An 11 year old girl reported that while riding the school bus home several older students were loudly discussing the presidential election.

The student made a comment to the group and one of the older students took exception to the comment.

When the bus stopped and the 11-year-old got out of her seat to exit the bus a 13 year old girl grabbed the 11-year-old by her hair, pulled her to the ground, and slapped her several times in the face.

Police took the 13-year-old girl student into custody for Physical Abuse of a Child and Disorderly Conduct. She was referred to juvenile authorities.

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