Four middle school students to be charged in forcible fondling

(WMC-TV) - Four Shelby County middle school students will face charges related to a sexual assault during a football game.

Sheriff's investigators said the assault occurred at a game at Arlington High School in late August.  Four boys who attend area middle schools allegedly restrained a female middle school student before she was forcibly fondled.

"Does look like we're going to be filing charges against four individuals," said Shelby County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chip Washington.  "One felony and the other misdemeanor charges at this time."

The sheriff's office said the alleged victim's parents contacted school officials about the incident, who then contacted detectives.

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