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Kentucky teen charged in alleged beating of autistic teen

Damon Simmons is charged with assault and criminal mischief. / (Louisville Metro Department)
Damon Simmons is charged with assault and criminal mischief. / (Louisville Metro Department)(WVLT)
Published: Nov. 16, 2019 at 12:10 PM EST
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A high school student in Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested Friday after he reportedly attacked a teenage boy with autism on Thursday.

Damon Simmons, 18, faces charges of assault and criminal mischief, according to

Simmons told officials that he and three juveniles attacked the victim in a school bathroom and broke the victim's jaw, according to an arrest warrant.

The victim reportedly had to have surgery to repair his damaged jaw.

Simmons is being held at the Louisville Metro Detention Center.

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