Friday, April 27, 2012

Preston Hodge, 14, beaten UNCONSCIOUS by school bully during dodgeball game that left him with broken bones and internal injuries

A teenager has undergone surgery after being beaten unconscious by a fellow student in an incident of school bullying.

The argument between Preston Hodge and a classmate reportedly broke out on Tuesday during lunch break in the playground when the boys were playing dodgeball.

A teacher broke up the fight at Longfellow Middle School in Enid, Oklahoma but it was unclear how long the beating had gone on for.

The student was battered unconscious and suffered broken bones, severe lacerations and possible internal injuries, according to KFOR-TV.

The 14-year-old had a plate inserted in his fractured cheek yesterday. He was said to be in a 'fair' condition by hospital staff.

The attack at Longfellow Middle School was 'a hate/bias incident' according to the campus police report. Read More