Child to face charge in juvenile court after alleged choking incident on school bus

Incident captured in video shared on social media thousands of times

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – A child faces a charge in juvenile court after an incident where a student was allegedly choked by other students.

Authorities have been investigating the incident that took place on school bus in Pittsylvania County.

A video circulating social media, allegedly of the incident in question, has been shared thousands of times. It shows a child being grabbed and jerked around by his hoodie.

A juvenile petition is being issued and served. It alleges one count of assault and battery, according to Devin Taylor, Pittsylvania County investigator.

A court date has not been scheduled.

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