CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother accused of helping her 15-year-old daughter beat another teenager at a Cincinnati high school last week says police and school officials have it all wrong.
Precious Allen tells The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/UnitG9) that the other girl attacked her and her daughter, and that the teen was bigger and taller than both of them.
Allen, a mother of five, says she was talking to a teacher when the girl cursed at her and charged.
Allen's story differs from what police have described. Police say Allen burst into a classroom, held the other teen down and told her daughter to hit the girl in the face with a combination lock. The girl suffered cuts and bruises.
Allen faces charges of felonious assault and trespassing. She's been released on bond.
Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com