Juvenile charged with assault in Davenport West incident caught on video

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UPDATE: Davenport Police on Tuesday announced that a juvenile had been arrested and charged in connection with an incident captured on video and spread on social media.

Police said a Davenport Police School Resource Officer assigned to Davenport West High School responded to a disturbance around 10:59 a.m. on Monday inside the cafeteria.

An investigation revealed one student assaulted another, resulting in serious injuries.

The juvenile, 15, was arrested and charged with assault causing serious injury, a Class D felony. He was cited and turned over to a parent.

WARNING: Some people may find this video disturbing

Superintendent of Davenport Community Schools, Dr. Robert Kobylski,  will be speaking about the incident today afternoon.

EARLIER UPDATE: Local 4 News received this video from someone who claims to be a parent of a student at Davenport West High School. The video shows a kid being punched repeatedly and having a chair thrown at him.

Davenport Police confirmed to Local 4 News a call came in about an assault at the school at 10:59 this morning. No more details are available at this time from authorities.

The same parent who sent us the video tells us the victim needed to be hospitalized.

Local 4 News will follow this story and provide more details as they become available.

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