The New York Criminal Law Blog

October 2013 Archives

Middle School Girl Arrested For Bullying

Parents in New York, do you know if your child is protected from bullying at school? Bullying is a serious offense on the playground, even among the youngest of children. Police in Stamford have recently arrested a 12-year-old girl for bullying a 13-year-old by constantly harassing, pushing, and intimidating her, WTNH-TV reports.

Bullying is a crime and can result in consequences for your young one(s). With that said, what do you need to know about bullying in general in New York? Here's an overview: