facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
X
Breaking News: Protesters march on Pakistan PM Nawaz's house
 

Six charged after Ohio students allegedly fight jogger during school trip to cemetery

One student has been expelled from Zanesville Community High School after a bizarre fight involving five students and a 45-year-old man.
By Evan Bleier   |   April 30, 2014 at 10:29 AM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-4711398865968/2014/1/13845300237010/Six-charged-after-Ohio-students-allegedly-fight-jogger-during-school-trip-to-cemetery.jpg
ZANESVILLE, Ohio, April 30 (UPI) -- An Ohio high school student has been expelled after he allegedly fought a jogger along with four other students during a school trip to a cemetery in Zanesville.

During a school-sanctioned walk at Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville Community High School student Larry Hamilton allegedly fought jogger David Roush after the two exchanged words because rocks were being thrown at cemetery signs by ZCHS students.

The 18-year-old reportedly charged the 45-year-old runner after he challenged the students to “meet him at the top of the hill.” Roush struck first, but Hamilton “had accepted the challenge and was ready to engage,” Zanesville Police Chief Ken Miller told the Times Recorder.

While the two were wrestling, another student allegedly kicked Roush in the ribs and three other students threw things at him.

Hamilton and Roush have been charged with disorderly conduct and Hamilton has been expelled from ZCHS. The 17-year-old student who reportedly kicked Roush has been charged with felonious assault and could be expelled, while the other three students have been charged with various misdemeanors and suspended from school.

Roush was treated for a collapsed lung and bruised ribs at the hospital and released.

Follow @itishowitis and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Gamers 'prank' each other by calling in real life SWAT team, webcam captures fallout
2
Welsh man sets house on fire while trying to kill spider
3
Georgia fourth grader suspended after bringing Nerf gun to school
4
Dreamworks Dad is back with video game-inspired 'Action Movie Kid - Volume 2'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback