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17-year-old girl arrested after attack at Mentor High School

Posted at 4:48 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 11:47:43-04

MENTOR, Ohio — A Mentor High School student was arrested after a teen girl was injured in an attack.

Mentor police said the 17-year-old female student was taken into custody and later released by her mother.

Police said the charges against her will be filed in Lake County Juvenile Court.

Police said the 17-year-old girl that was injured was transported to Lake West Hospital where she was treated and released.

News 5 has obtained video of the attack. WARNING: Video may be disturbing for some viewers.

In a letter that Mentor's principal sent to parents, he said no weapons were involved in the attack.

"This behavior is very disturbing. As you know, we will not tolerate any violence in our school. The student who committed the assault will not only face criminal charges through the Mentor Police Department but also the most serious disciplinary action possible here at school as well," principal Jason Crowe wrote.

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