A European American 15-year-old boy was arrested for committing hate crimes against one of his African American classmates at; Vandebilt Catholic High in Houma, Louisiana. The viral video of the caucasian child shows him throwing cotton balls at the Black student then whipping his back with a belt; according to USAToday.
A Vandebilt Catholic High student in Lousiana was caught on video throwing cotton & whipping a Black student with a belt! Absolutely disturbing! This incident is NO laughing matter and should never have happened! This student needs to be held accountable for his racist bullying! pic.twitter.com/on6lSdPowE
— Ben Crump (@AttorneyCrump) March 16, 2022
The Video recorded on March 9 in the cafeteria of Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, Louisiana; shows a student walking over to a table of “African American students; throwing cotton onto the table and then hitting one of the students with a belt,” the school’s president, Jeremy Gueldner, said in a statement on Wednesday.
The footage, which was recorded by another Vandebilt student, was shared on social media; and the school started an investigation that included the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, he said.
Although the name of the student, has not been released. Mr. Gueldner however said disciplinary action had been taken.
The Caucasian boy “needs an Adult whooping”
We don’t care how old that lil’ bastard is, he needs an adult a**-whoopin’. Sheriff Tim Soignet also said as he spoke about the arrest that has the unnamed caucasian boy locked down inside of Terrebonne Parish juvenile detention center.
“I’m very pleased that the school took a front stand on this,” Soignet said Wednesday. “When we received the complaint, we immediately put our detectives on it. They worked through the weekend so we could get to this point and effect an arrest on that juvenile. ”
“Vandebilt Catholic High School’s administration and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office sent a strong message to the community that this type of crime will not be tolerated,” Boykin said Wednesday. “The young man is only 15 years of age, and I hope that he can learn from his mistake.”