CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has asked the state attorney general’s office to help with an investigation in Claremont following an allegation that an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged by a group of teens.
Sununu said Tuesday he expects local and state authorities to “investigate appropriately.”READ MORE: Former Maryland Youth Pastor Don Martin Charged In 30-Year-Old Rape, Police Search For Other Victims
The boy’s grandmother has said teens taunted her grandson with racial slurs Aug. 28 and pushed him off of a picnic table with the rope around his neck. The boy was treated at a hospital for injuries to his neck and has since been released.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, President Joe Biden To Discuss Crime Prevention Wednesday
Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase said his department is investigating a “serious incident” on Aug. 28 involving juveniles in which an 8-year-old was hurt. He declined to provide details, citing state laws that protect the confidentiality of juveniles.SEE IT: Maryland Man Bitten By Copperhead Snake Along Trail While Filming
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