Teens charged for bullying incident

Published 6:55 pm Friday, September 22, 2023

The LaGrange Police Department has charged two 15-year-olds with aggravated assault and criminal attempt robbery by force after an incident in a LaGrange High School bathroom.

The victim told police that while he was in the bathroom at LHS, he was approached by two people he did not know. He said one of the two males put him in a chokehold while the other went through his pockets asking him where the money and vape was.

The victim told police nothing was taken from him, and he was eventually able to get out of the bathroom and report the incident to administrators at the school. The investigation is active. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.