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Student at Homestead charter school suffers concussion after being body slammed, stomped – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) – A South Florida mom is expressing her issues and demanding accountability hours after her teenage son was body slammed on campus, leaving him badly bruised and concussed.

Cellphone video of Monday morning’s incident at Keys Gate Charter School in Homestead reveals the eighth grade pupil thrown to the bottom, punched a number of instances, whereas on the bottom, and stomped by somebody described as an older, greater pupil.

The 14-year-old sufferer’s mom mentioned two older college students have been after her son’s iPhone, and when he refused to provide it up, one in all them beat him up.

“Gruesome, very graphic, and I don’t think any parent’s child should have to go through this,” she mentioned.

The pupil’s mom, who requested to not be recognized or present her face on digital camera, mentioned her son needed to be pushed to Baptist Homestead Hospital with a concussion. She mentioned he additionally has a bruised eye.

The 11-second clip reveals the assailant hitting the sufferer proper below his left eye.

“My child is not safe. There’s not enough supervision at the school for it to get that far,” mentioned the sufferer’s mom.

The teen’s mom mentioned he’s dwelling recovering, and she or he isn’t completely happy.

“I’m upset that the school didn’t notify me before they notified those children’s parents, so they could come and get their kid,” she mentioned. “They should be safe. You send them to school to return home.”

The pupil’s mom added that she wished to fulfill with police together with the dad and mom of the opposite college students concerned.

The sufferer’s household mentioned they notified police concerning the assault. It stays unclear whether or not or not school officers additionally reached out to police.

Officials from Keys Gate Charter School mentioned they may get in contact with the principal and have extra particulars on Tuesday.

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