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Ohio mom charged with helping kid in class brawl

By Laura Devaney
February 13th, 2013

The Associated Press reports that a mother is accused of bursting into a high school classroom and helping her teen daughter beat up another student, even holding the other teen and instructing her child strike the girl in the face with a combination lock, police said. The mother, Precious Allen, her daughter and another woman barged into the classroom at Withrow High School in Cincinnati last week, with the mother and daughter assaulting the 15-year-old student with their fists and the lock, police spokeswoman Sgt. Julian Johnson said Tuesday. The other girl suffered cuts and bruises, and a teacher ended up with a black eye in the scuffle. Allen, 31, of Cincinnati, is charged with felonious assault and aggravated criminal trespass, court records show…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura