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Hixson High School Student Charged with Sexual Battery


Hamilton County, TN - On October 28, 2022 at approximately 7:30 am, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel were dispatched to Hixson Middle School regarding an alleged Sexual Assault that occurred at a bus stop located near the 600 block of Danbridge Drive.

Once on scene at Hixson Middle School, HCSO deputies spoke with the student and their guardian. The victim advised after being approached by a male student at the bus stop, a sexual assault occurred.

Once the bus arrived at the stop, both students got onto the bus and proceeded to ride to their respective schools. After arriving at Hixson Middle School, the victim notified school administrators of the incident and law enforcement were immediately contacted.

A subsequent investigation of the incident led to the identification of a male student at Hixson High School. Deputies then responded to Hixson High School, located the suspect, and charged the student with Sexual Battery (T.C.A 39-13-505).

As this pertains to a juvenile, no further details are available.

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