At 6:58 am Mount Pleasant Officers responded to Case High School, 7345 Washington Ave, Mount Pleasant, WI, for a report that a student was assaulted and was bleeding from his head. The student was struck with a metal pipe outside of the building. Then the student was treated at Wheaton Franciscan Hospital for treatment of his non life-threatening injuries.
Shortly after the call was dispatched, several Mount Pleasant officers searched the surrounding area for the two suspects. One of the officers located the suspects walking on Sunny Slope Dr. before they attempted to elude him on foot. Eventually, the two suspects were located in the area and were taken into custody. The suspects and the victim were 17 years of age. All three individuals were Case High School students. They were from Racine and Caledonia.
After officers interviewed the suspects they were transported to the Racine County jail. Felony charges including child abuse were referred to the Racine County DA’s office. The motive for this assault remains under investigation.
“Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 884-0454 option #4 or Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, via e-mail through the website www.racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) and typing in TIP417 with your text message.”