Teen girls on assault charges remanded

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COURT TODAY BLOCKThree school girls who were involved in a recent fracas in a City bus terminal appeared in chambers yesterday before a Bridgetown magistrate on charges related to the incident.

Two of the accused are 14 years old while the other is 13. A video circulated on social media showed them fighting with a girl from another secondary school.

Barbados TODAY understands that two of the juveniles were remanded to the Government Industrial School while the other was granted bail. They appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant.

The three are all charged with assaulting a schoolgirl, causing her actual bodily harm. One is also charged separately with stealing a hand sanitizer and a pair of epaulettes, while another faces a charge of assaulting a schoolgirl.

The teens will all appear at the Juvenile Court on Wednesday.

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