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2 middle school girls charged with racist attack on bus


September 26, 2019

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Two middle-school students face charges after the mother of a 10-year-old girl reported her daughter was beaten and subjected to racist taunts on a school bus in northern New York.

Gouverneur village police charged two white girls, ages 10 and 11, with harassment for an attack against a 10-year-old African American girl earlier this month, WWNY reported .

The 11-year-old was also charged with assault as a hate crime. The case will be handled in family court.

The 28-year-old bus monitor, who is white, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child for not inter...

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