Incline student to be charged |

Incline student to be charged

by Merry Thomas

One charge of sexual assault will be filed against a 14-year-old Incline Middle School student in connection with a January incident at the school.

Sue Edmondson, deputy district attorney working for Washoe County’s juvenile division, said she’d be filing one charge of sexual assault against the boy.

She said that a plea hearing will be set about 30 days after filing the charge.

Until then, there is a no-contact order between the 14-year-old and his 13-year-old victim, a girl who attends the middle school.

Edmonsdson said that charges would not be filed against a second boy who was arrested in the incident.

On Feb. 26, two 14-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in the girls’ restroom at the middle school in late January.

It was three weeks later that the vicitim’s father reported the incident Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputies, who then notified school district police.

Both boys, one in seventh grade and the other in eighth grade, admitted to the assault during an interview with Dale Richardson, school district police officer.

Initially, one of the boys, was charged with three counts of sexual assault, and the other was charged with one count of open and gross lewdness.

The charge of open and gross lewdness against the other boy was dropped.

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