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Child shocked by hand dryer in North Charleston Elementary bathroom after taunts from kids

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The victim told police she placed her hands on the dryer because she didn't want the other children to tease her and then after she received the shock, those who allegedly coxed her began to laugh. The victim told police she placed her hands on the dryer because she didn't want the other children to tease her and then after she received the shock, those who allegedly coxed her began to laugh.
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -

Police in North Charleston say on August 28th the Principal at North Charleston Elementary notified them about a child receiving a shock.

After questioning from the officer it was discovered that the victim was told by other students to wet her hands and place one hand on the sink and the other on the hand dryer. It's alleged the victim did so and received an electric shock.

It was brought to the attention of staff when the child returned to class and was crying; the student was then sent to the school nurse where police say she was checked and released.

The victim told police she placed her hands on the dryer because she didn't want the other children to tease her and then after she received the shock, those who allegedly coaxed her began to laugh.

When officers questioned the other student's they showed a policeman what they did to receive the shock. The incident report states the officer followed the instructions by placing a hand on the sink and the other on the dryer and also received an electric shock.

Police say the parents of the students involved where notified. Police say after talking to school personnel power was shut off to the bathroom and it was closed for usage.

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