DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A student was hurt in an assault at Manteo High School.
The assault happened at afternoon dismissal on Thursday, November 17.
Three students were involved in the assault — one victim and two alleged attackers. The victim is not a minor, officials say, but the two others are under 18. The sheriff’s department believes all of the students are juniors.
There was a bat at the scene of the assault, but authorities don’t believe it was used in the assault. There were several people around at the time. Some reportedly tried pulling others off of each other.
School officials say they are investigating the incident. The sheriff’s department is also looking into the matter.
Charges are pending.
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