Loudoun County officials address 'misinformation' over school assaults

10/14/2021 5:24:00 PM

Loudoun County officials address 'misinformation' over school assaults

Loudoun County officials address 'misinformation' over school assaults

Law enforcement say staff at Stone Bridge High School contacted them immediately about the alleged May 28 attack following cover-up claims from victim's father.

Smith was previously arrested at a Loudoun County School Board meeting on June 22 which was to disucss draft policy on transgender and nonbinary students' rights.Schools A Loudoun County, Virginia high school student—identified by police as a male and accused of assaulting a girl in a school bathroom while wearing a skirt—was reportedly under court-ordered electronic monitoring for a previous assault charge when the bathroom incident occurred.Cause of death Live Updates The Teton County Coroner will present findings from the autopsy on 22-year-old Gabby Petito Tuesday, about three weeks after her body was discovered and identified after a nationwide search.Brian Laundrie's parents could face charges for their silence in homicide case Former Utah federal prosecutor Brett Tolman gives his analysis on the latest update on the Gabby Petito case NORTH PORT, Fla.

During the meeting superintendent Scott Ziegler said that the school has had no reports of any assaults occurring in their public bathrooms and that"predator transgender student or person simply does not exist." Smith said he became irate at the comments knowing that his daughter had allegedly been assaulted just weeks beforehand.The allegations of a transgender bathroom assault take place against a backdrop of protests against by parents across Virginia against what they say are politically motivated policies of school administrators, including policies accommodating transgender students.He accused the school of attempting to hide the attack so they could continue to push the school's Policy 8040 , which was passed in August to allow students to use their name and gender pronouns, as well as locker rooms and bathrooms that correspond to their"consistently asserted gender identity.m." In their statement, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said they were immediately made aware by officials at Stone Bridge High School of the alleged attack on May 28.In Loudoun County, the unnamed 15-year-old teen was accused last week of assault for allegedly forcing a victim into an empty classroom at Broad Run High School.Following an investigation, a 14-year-old male was arrested on July 8 on suspicion of two counts of forcible sodomy.13 and is the subject of a federal warrant for alleged bank card fraud.

The sheriff's office said they did not publicly reveal details about the arrest as"the suspect and victim were familiar with each other, the investigation was complex, and a public announcement had the potential to identify a juvenile victim.At the time, the student was already under electronic monitoring by police due to being charged with sexually assaulting a young girl in a bathroom in an Ashburn high school in May, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Buta Biberaj told WTOP.Petito was reported missing on Sept." The suspect was later released from a juvenile detention facility and transferred to another school.The at Broad Run High School on October 6.Youngkin, who is challenging Democratic incumbent Terry McAuliffe in the November gubernatorial race, released a TV ad on Wednesday which positioned his campaign as supporting angry parents who have protested the school's policies at recent board meetings.The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office did issue a press release detailing the arrest of the suspect the following day, stating the now 15-year-old is accused of forcing the victim into an empty classroom, holding her against her will, and inappropriately touching her.Check back with Newsweek for more updates.The teen was charged with sexual battery and abduction and taken to the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center.His ad claims that"the.The ’s Denver Field Office is leading the investigation into Petito's slaying.

The sheriff's office said that they issued a news release for that alleged attack at Broad Run High School as the investigation"did not involve complex circumstances, the arrest was immediate, and the arrest was reported to the community as information released was unlikely to disclose the identity of the victim." During a heated Loudoun County school board meeting on Tuesday, a number of parents demanded that superintendent Scott Ziegler resign over the attacks and questioned why the student accused of the assault at Stone Bridge High School was sent to Broad Run High School.This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle"Gabby" Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with Brian Laundrie near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug.In a statement to Newsweek , Loudoun County Public Schools said that under the requirements of Virginia's State Code, division administrators can't investigate sexual assaults until involved law enforcement agencies have concluded their own investigations.The statement did confirm that the principle at Stone Bridge High School reported the allegation of sexual assault immediately to police on May 28, but their school board members were not aware of it until the recent media reports as details of it were not made public."LCPS is prohibited from disciplining any student without following the Title IX grievance process, which includes investigating complaints of sexual harassment and sexual assault," the statement said.Blue said the family was making arrangements for her return home.

"LCPS does impose interim measures to protect the safety of students involved in the original incident, deter retaliation, and preserve the integrity of the investigation and resolution process."School Board members are typically not given details of disciplinary matters," the statement added."The board may be obligated to consider long-term suspensions or expulsions and must ensure that students have not been deprived of due process.Consequently, members of the Loudoun County School Board were not aware of the specific details of this incident until it was reported in media outlets earlier this week." Protesters and activists hold signs as they stand outside a Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) board meeting in Ashburn, Virginia on October 12, 2021.(REUTERS/Jeenah Moon) next Image 3 of 13 People leave a viewing during Gabby Petito's memorial service in Holbrook, New York, U.

- Loudoun county school board meetings have become tense recently with parents clashing with board members over transgender issues, the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and Covid-19 mandates.Recently tensions between groups of parents and the school board increased after parents say an allegedly transgender individual assaulted a girl at one of the schools.Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP/Getty Images.

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