May 23rd, 2012 by WCBC Radio
On Thursday, May 17, 2012 the Cumberland City Police Department’s School Resource Officer assigned to Fort Hill High School was advised of an ongoing assault. The School Resource Officer along with school officials contacted and interviewed the juvenile male victim. The victim advised that he was punched and kicked multiple times by two juvenile male students during the past six months. The victim stated that the assaults were taking place during school hours near the gymnasium. Two male juvenile students at Fort Hill High School were identified as suspects. The school took immediate disciplinary action and both juvenile suspects have been suspended from school. The investigation is ongoing and charges are forth coming in the next couple days through the Department of Juvenile Justice.