Stamford teen arrested after bleach attack

Stamford police say a 14-year-old girl is facing four assault and endangerment charges after deliberately throwing bleach in another girl's face at Westhill High School

Police say a ninth-grader tossed bleach at a fellow student today at Westhill High School.

Police say a ninth-grader tossed bleach at a fellow student today at Westhill High School. (1/8/13)

STAMFORD - Stamford police say a 14-year-old girl is facing four assault and endangerment charges after deliberately throwing bleach in another girl's face at Westhill High School today.

Police say the two ninth-graders were arguing in the school's gym shortly after 7:30 a.m. when one tossed a water bottle filled with bleach in the other's face. The girl accused in the incident is now behind bars at the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center.

Students say the act was malicious, while parents complained that the school needs to have tighter security.

Four other girls nearby were hit with the bleach, three of whom were eventually taken to Stamford Hospital and released. One of the girls suffered serious eye injuries. 
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they've made an arrest in a 1 Bridgeport police make arrest in fatal shooting
Authorities are working to return a homicide suspect 2 Authorities work to return homicide suspect to CT
3 Scholar Athlete: Emily Anderson
The car, which was carrying two people, crashed 4 Westport police release 911 calls in Saugatuck River plunge
News 12's Danielle Campbell and Storyville American Table 5 LI Winter: Mardi Gras - seafood

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE