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Black Student Knocked Down, Arm Broken At Boca Raton Middle School

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A student was surrounded by other students at Boca Raton Community Middle School before being knocked to the ground while children videotaped it with their phones. The victim, according to several sources, broke his arm and wrist. (

BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher

BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Black student at Boca Raton Community Middle School was surrounded by a group of other kids and knocked to the ground with such force that sources say his arm and wrist were broken. Instead of seeking help, students encircling the victim videotaped the incident, then photographed his broken arm and wrist as the child writhed in pain on the ground. The video is below.

A child was surrounded by other students and knocked to the ground at Boca Raton Community Middle School. His arm and wrist were apparently broken. Watch the video, below. (

Video provided exclusively to shows the Thursday incident which has not yet been publicly acknowledged.

According to sources familiar with the attack, the students at first planned to engage the child in conversation and, while distracting him, tie a rope around his legs and then pull it fast — forcing him to fall. The rope is visible in the video. But when that didn’t work, it appears several students lunged for him.

“This was a targeted attack,” said a source. “This wasn’t random. Teachers and administrators have done nothing about this at all.”

“This is horrible bullying,” said another parent. “Where are the adults?”

Parents tell that The principal of the school, Lisa Lee, did not initiate a robocall Thursday evening to tell parents what happened. While not been independently confirmed, there is no indication that a public message was sent from the school.

WATCH THE VIDEO: A student at Boca Raton Community Middle School is surrounded by other students and knocked to the ground as they cheer. The child’s arm and wrist were broken. learned mid-morning Friday that the Palm Beach County School District Police Department is investigating. This is a developing story. Check back for updates throughout the day.


Paul Saperstein


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