Louisiana student who attacked teacher for TikTok challenge pleads insanity
COVINGTON, La. (WVUE/GrayNews) - A Louisiana high school student who attacked a teacher in a TikTok challenge gone wrong has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Video captured Larrianna Jackson, 18, assaulting a 64-year-old teacher and throwing her to the ground after the dismissal bell rang in early October, WVUE reported.
The teacher was badly bruised and was taken to a hospital. She was released after a couple of days.
Jackson was arrested and accused of a felony count of battery of a school teacher.
The student pleaded insanity in a St. Tammany Parish court on Dec. 8.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled for March 14. She is awaiting prosecution in the St. Tammany Parish Jail.
Two others were arrested, Trinity Gervais, 18, and a juvenile. They both face a charge of unlawful posting of a criminal activity.
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