Student treated for concussion, after punched multiple times by classmate, police say
MADISON, Wis. — A Jefferson Middle School student was taken to the hospital Wednesday after being punched by a classmate, Madison police said.
The student suffered a concussion, according to Joel DeSpain, a spokesperson for the Madison Police Department.
The student told officers he had been bullied for some time by the boy who hit him, DeSpain said.
A school staff member said the victim fell to the floor after the initial blow and was then punched a couple more times.
The suspect was removed from the classroom and taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of substantial battery and disorderly conduct, DeSpain said.
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