SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating a 12-year-old girl’s allegation that her classmates grabbed her and cut her dreadlocks on the playground of a northern Virginia private school.
The girl is African American. She says her attackers are white, and that they’ve been bullying her.
The school issued a statement Thursday saying it is disturbed by the allegations and has asked police to investigate.
Police confirmed Thursday they are investigating.