- Associated Press - Thursday, November 9, 2017

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say two New Jersey teenagers have been charged with assault after beating up a student while other classmates recorded the attack.

Ridgewood Police Chief Jaqueline Luthcke announced that a 14- and 16-year-old boy were charged with assault after the fight last week.

The victim was hospitalized with a fractured skull.

Ridgewood Public Schools Superintendent Daniel Fishbein wrote to parents in an email that the incident involved the misuse of social media.

The fight happened after school hours.


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