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Stagg Student Accused of Hitting a Teacher: Blotter

Palos Hills police reports, Jan. 17-18.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17

Stagg Student Hits Teacher

A male juvenile was charged with battery after allegedly hitting a Stagg High School teacher, according to a report. Police were called at about 8:30 a.m. to the school, located at 8015 W. 111th St. School employees told officers the boy was asked to take off his hat inside the building but refused. After being asked to follow a teacher to the administration area, the student swore and hit the teacher in the chest. He will appear in Bridgeview juvenile court.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 18

2 Stagg Students Face Battery Charges

Two Stagg High School students were charged with battery, according to reports.

One male juvenile was accused of slapping another student at the school. Officers were called at about 9:30 a.m. and spoke with school officials, who told them another student slapped another.

Also that day, police were called at 4 p.m. on a report that another male juvenile struck another boy in the face during a fight.

Both boys will appear in Bridgeview juvenile court.

Police report information is provided by Palos Hills police. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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John January 23, 2013 at 06:43 PM
There have been gang incidents at Stagg going back at least 15 years. It was caused by migrating families from Chicago bringing their children ( gang members) with them. I was involved in gang study back then and Stagg was the only one that ever came up when talking to police officers. It was a clash of ethnic groups.Not sure of the status of these schools currently.
Patrick January 24, 2013 at 12:20 AM
Still seems like Stagg stories are frequent , report on some of the good things from Stagg balance it out a bit. I have 2 girls there and I see many positives.
Patrick January 24, 2013 at 12:21 AM
Sorry for the repeat comments , posted before I read them.
Linda January 24, 2013 at 12:42 PM
I agree talk to the kids at Sandburg there are many fights that occur and several times these fights have spilled into the Jewel parking lot.
mark milich January 28, 2013 at 04:45 AM
My name is Mark Milich and I always used to drink and get DUI's but thats another knock on my past. Now it gets all over the paper and its become weird.

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