Two 13-year-old boys have been charged with sexually assaulting a classmate in a Rhode Island public school bathroom.
The Providence Journal reports the boys turned themselves in to police on Monday.
Police say the boys lured a 14-year-old girl into a third-floor boys bathroom at Gilbert Stuart Middle School in Providence on June 2 and then groped her. School administrators heard allegations of an assault and contacted police. The boys were suspended.
Both boys were arraigned on charges of first-degree sexual assault and are being held at the Rhode Island Training School. They are not being identified because they are juveniles.
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Providence Public Schools spokeswoman Laura Hart says the school district takes any allegation of sexual abuse and misconduct very seriously and is cooperating with police.