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Md. student accused of harassing classmate

Saturday - 3/24/2012, 1:26pm  ET

GAMBRILLS, Md. - A Maryland high school student has been charged with harassing a classmate who complained online about being bullied.

The Capital of Annapolis reports that the Arundel High School student was charged as a juvenile last week and released to his family. Police have not released the student's name or discussed the investigation.

The harassment allegations came to police attention after a classmate, who identified herself only as "Sarah," posted an online essay in which she described being bullied and receiving death threats.

The student posted the 500-word essay on the website Reddit and said school administrators had not done enough to stop the harassment.

Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy says police did a two-day investigation, but declined to comment further.

The school says it's dealt with the harassment.

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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://www.hometownannapolis.com/


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