Two boys were arrested after they assaulted a classmate with a metal pipe at 6:58 a.m. Thursday, May 21 just outside Case High School, 7345 Washington Avenue, according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.

One 17-year-old boy was from Caledonia. The other two 17-year-old boys were from Racine. The two suspects face felony child abuse charges, according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.

When rescue personnel responded, the boy was bleeding from his head. Treating him for non-life threatening injuries, he was taken to Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Hospital.

Officers searched the area for the suspects, who had fled the area on foot. Both suspects were found nearby and police taken into custody.

Officials don’t have a motive for the attack.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the Mount Pleasant Police Department at (262) 884-0454. If anyone has any information about this crime, they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 636-9330, via web at http://racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or by texting RACS to 274637(crimes).

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.

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