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Students to be charged in egging incident

Eggs are displayed at a grocery store in Washington on August 20, 2010. Iowa's Write County Egg has recalled as many as 380 million eggs, possibly tainted with salmonella, which are packaged under 19 name brands sold in 17 states. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn
Eggs are displayed at a grocery store in Washington on August 20, 2010. Iowa's Write County Egg has recalled as many as 380 million eggs, possibly tainted with salmonella, which are packaged under 19 name brands sold in 17 states. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn | License Photo

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Two Florida middle school students will be charged with misdemeanor battery for the egging of a fellow student on the school bus, police in Orlando said.

The egging incident came to light after one of the accused students posted a video of it on the Web site YouTube and the mother of the student victim complained to the school, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

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Sgt. Barbara Jones of the Orlando Police Department said the incident happened Feb. 4 but was not reported to Howard Middle School until Feb. 7.

Jones said the charges against the students, whose names have not been released, will be filed with the Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office.

A spokeswoman for Orange County Public Schools said school officials have suspended both students.

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