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Teen Beating Suspects Plead Guilty

Teen Beating Suspects Plead Guilty

CLEARWATER, Fla. (970 WFLA) - A trio of 15-year-olds have pleaded guilty in the vicious beating of a 13-year-old student on board a Pinellas County school bus.

One of the suspects, who also pleaded guilty to robbery in that July incident, has been sentenced to indefinate probation and community service. 

The three kicked, punched and stepped on the boy, who tried to hide under a seat.  The episode was caught on the bus surviellance camera.

The victim suffered a broken arm and two black eyes. 

The Department of Juvenile Justice had recommended probation under a DJJ-supervised program.

 

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