Dayton police: 2 arrested in connection to Belmont High School assault

Police are investigating an assault on a 15-year-old boy that occurred Monday in a Belmont High School classroom.

One teen reportedly opened the door to the classroom to allow a second teen to enter around 9:15 a.m. at 2615 Wayne Ave. The second teen hit the 15-year-old victim several times in the head for no reason, the victim told police.

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The teen who attacked the 15-year-old victim and the teen who allowed the second teen into the classroom both ran out of the school, according to the Dayton police report.

They were arrested after running from several officers in the 100 block of Edgar Avenue.

Both teens were booked into Montgomery County Juvenile Justice Center, according to Dayton police.

The teen accused of attacking the victim was charged with assault and obstructing justice, both misdemeanors. The other teen was charged on a separate felony, the report stated.

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The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital and said he had trouble hearing out of his right ear and had pain in his jaw, according to the police report.

Dayton Public Schools Director of Public Relations and Media Marsha Bonhart said: “It is a Dayton Police Department investigation at this point.”

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