An Iowa City 13-year-old is facing charges for injuring another student on a school bus. Iowa City police say a 16-year-old girl was injured May 1st when the school bus she was riding on stopped at an intersection and someone threw a large piece of plastic into the window of the bus.
The window shattered and the glass sprayed into the face and eyes of the girl. The person who threw the plastic took off. The girl was taken to University Hospitals treated and released. The police investigation led them to 13-year-old Lawrence Longstreet, who admitted to police that he threw the plastic at the bus window.
Longstreet was charged with assault causing injury and fifth-degree criminal mischief, both misdemeanors, and turned over to the custody of his mother.