Teen Accused of Stomping Student’s Head into Asphalt, Knocking Him Unconscious

| November 23, 2022

PINE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police are investigating an altercation in which a 16-year-old’s head was stomped on, causing him to lose consciousness in Mercer County.

According to a release issued by Mercer-based State Police on Monday, November 21, the incident happened on George Junior Road in Pine Township, Mercer County, around 2:01 p.m. on October 27.

Police say two students engaged in a physical altercation while playing recreational basketball. As the students wrestled each other to the ground, they bumped into a third uninvolved student.

According to police, the third student violently stomped the other student’s head into the asphalt, causing him to become unconscious and concussed.

The victim is a 16-year-old male of Grove City.

The arrestee is listed as a 17-year-old male of Grove City.

No further details were released.

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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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