New Beginnings Family Academy student accused of pricking other students with needles

Officials at New Beginnings Family Academy in Bridgeport say four students were pricked by a hypodermic needle brought in by another student. (5/1/14)

BRIDGEPORT - More children are being treated by doctors today after being pricked by a hypodermic needle at a Bridgeport school.

Officials at New Beginnings Family Academy in Bridgeport say four students were pricked by a hypodermic needle brought in by another student.

Principal Ronelle Swagerty says all four students were accidentally pricked by the same hypodermic needle and there was no malicious intent.

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News 12 previously reported that three students at Hallen School in Bridgeport were also pricked by hypodermic needles brought in by a student this week.

Parents in that case say a student intentionally pricked other students with needles he brought to school.

Officials say the two cases are unrelated.

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