Seminole County student arrested after kneeing SRO in groin, deputies say

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A middle school student has been arrested on charges of battery, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday.

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According to the arrest report, the student is accused of kneeing a school resource officer in the groin.

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Investigators said the incident happened Friday at Greenwood Lakes Middle School in Lake Mary.

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Police said the student got into a fight with another student and refused commands.

The officer then wrestled the student to the ground and handcuffed them.

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Deputies said the student was cleared for injuries and taken to a juvenile assessment center.

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