16-year-old taken into custody for biting school resource officer, police say
MADISON, Wis. — A 16-year-old girl was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center after she caused a disturbance at West High School on Monday, according to an incident report.
Police said they had information that the 16-year-old was not a student at the school and that she was there to confront someone who was. According to the report, the school resource officer asked the girl to make a good decision and voluntarily leave and offered to give her a ride to the alternative program she attended.
According to the report, the girl began swearing and swinging at the officer, breaking his glasses, scratching his face and biting him in the process. He went to a hospital to be treated for the bite that drew blood.
The girl also allegedly tried biting another staff member, according to the report.
She has been tentatively charged with battery to a law enforcement officer, causing substantial bodily harm/soft tissue injury, resisting/obstructing, damage to property, disorderly conduct and trespass.
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