Police: Girl attacked on bus, teen arrested

Victim punched, scratched, kicked, police say

Published On: Feb 07 2013 11:11:54 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 07 2013 11:16:32 AM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

A girl who allegedly attacked another girl on a Madison Metro bus was later identified and arrested, according to Madison police.

A 15-year-old Madison girl told police she was punched in the face repeatedly, scratched, kicked and had her hair pulled during Tuesday evening’s attack on a bus traveling on Gammon Road.

The alleged attacker was ordered off the bus hear West Towne Mall. Police said the victim was able to identify her and they later arrested a 14-year-old girl at her home.

The 14-year-old told police she believed the 15-year-old told a lie about one of her family members and decided to fight her when she saw her on the bus, police said.

The 14-year-old was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on suspicion of a tentative charge of battery and disorderly conduct.