facebook
twitter
search
search

Woman charged with high school beating sues school district

May 15, 2013 at 3:31 PM

CINCINNATI, May 15 (UPI) -- A woman charged with beating a Cincinnati high school student in a classroom has sued the school system.

Precious Allen says the Cincinnati Public School District failed to protect her 14-year-old daughter from bullying, WKRC-TV reported. She also charges school officials deliberately destroyed a video that would have proved she is innocent of the charges against her.

She filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court. The Cincinnati Police Department is also named as a defendant.

Allen has been indicted on a misdemeanor assault charge and aggravated trespass. Police say she, her sister and her daughter assaulted a 15-year-old girl in a classroom at Withrow High School.

Allen denies the charge, saying the girl was the one who instigated the assault.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Chelsea Clinton accidentally calls Bernie 'President Sanders'
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Susan Sarandon responds to Piers Morgan criticizing cleavage
Two Virginia Tech students plotted 13-year-old's death, prosecutors said
Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice got classified email on private accounts