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Two JHOP sixth-graders molested a 12-year-old girl at school, police say



ST. PETERSBURG — A 12-year-old girl was held down and fondled by two 12-year-old boys at John Hopkins Middle School on Wednesday, according to St. Petersburg police. Police arrested both boys Thursday on a felony charge of lewd and lascivious molestation. The victim is not being identified because of the nature of the allegation. The identities of the boys are being withheld by the Tampa Bay Times because of their ages. All three are in the sixth grade. Complete story here.

[Last modified: Friday, April 27, 2012 1:07pm]


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