Illinois Student Faces Battery Charges for Allegedly Poking Classmates in Buttocks With Pin

A central Illinois high schooler faces battery charges after allegedly poking students in the buttocks with a pin in the school's halls.

The student at Normal Community West High School is charged with aggravated battery and has been released to his parents. He is not being named because he's been charged as a juvenile.

Normal Police Chief Kent Crutcher tells The Pantagraph newspaper that one or two other students may also face charges.

It's not clear how many students were injured in the incident.

Police were called to the school Wednesday, when a student who was poked sought medical attention. He was examined at a hospital as a precaution but not seriously injured.