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13-Year-Old Boy Charged With Assault For Kissing 14-Year-Old Girl

A 13-year-old boy from Pikesville Middle School in Maryland was charged with second-degree assault on Wednesday after he kissed a 14-year-old girl on a dare.

The school pushed forward with the charges after the boy allegedly kissed the girl.

Police affirmed that no one was injured during the kiss.

Opposing Views reports:

Any suspension or expulsion of the alleged offender will be the responsibility of Baltimore County school officials.

Reason.com opines, “By all means, give this kid detention. Make him apologize to the girl. Tell his parents to teach him better manners.”

“But don’t charge him with assault. That would be a far greater crime than a stolen kiss.”

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