13-year-old boy charged after attempted sexual battery against student at Alexandria middle school

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been charged with abduction and attempted sexual battery after a disturbing incident at a middle school in Alexandria.

Officers say the incident happened October 6 in a courtyard inside Carl Sandburg Middle School when the 13-year-old student told the victim to bring him milk from the cafeteria.

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"When the victim, another student, did not retrieve a milk, the juvenile offender told the victim to get on their knees," police said in a statement.

When the victim refused they were forced to the ground. According to police, the 13-year-old began to pull his pants down until a school official intervened and stopped him.

Police investigated the incident and served the teen Wednesday. Anyone with additional information can call police at 703-691-2131 or 911.