Teen charged in school sex assault

May 12, 2009 10:13:28 AM PDT
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with sexually assaulting a female classmate.Police were called out to the Mayfair Elementary School in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia around 1:15 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say a 14-year-old girl was walking through the halls, when the boy followed her into an empty stairwell, held her there, and sexually assaulted her.

She was able to get free, went back to class and told her teacher, who called police.

The boy is being charged with aggravated indecent assault, recklessly endangering another person, false imprisonment and simple assault.

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