12-year-old ‘bullying’ suspect arrested in Connecticut
SAMFORD, Conn. — A 12-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday after police said she was “bullying” another student that attended a private middle school in Stamford.
According to WFSB, A 13-year-old girl told her parents that she was being bullied, taunted and harassed by a 12-year-old girl.
Her parents made a complaint to police, however the bullying continued, police said.
As the bullying increased, the unidentified victim “made comments about committing suicide,” police said.
The administrators at the school were notified and they along with police investigated “claims of bullying.”
To “quell” the bullying, police said it was best to arrest the 12-year-old girl, who was charged with disorderly conduct.
Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin said “this behavior will not be tolerated.”
“If it is brought to our attention we will vigorously investigate the allegations and make arrests when appropriate. We investigate all claims of bullying, and this type of behavior will not be condoned in a learning environment,” Conklin said in a statement Tuesday.
After she was arrested, the 12-year-old girl was later released to her parents, police said.