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Posted: September 12, 2015

Boy, 13, faces assault charges for kissing girl, 14, on dare

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

PIKESVILLE, Md. —

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What began as a dare has left one teenager facing second-degree assault charges.

The incident involving two eighth-graders took place at Pikesville Middle School on Wednesday.

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School officials reported that a 13-year-old boy kissed a 14-year-old girl when dared to by other students.

Police confirmed to WJLA that the boy now faces a second-degree assault charge as a juvenile for the unwanted kiss. Police say that the school system will decide if the student should be suspended or expelled for his actions.

The story has gone viral on social media, with some people questioning whether criminal charges are appropriate in this case.

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