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Mother Arrested for Beating Daughter's Bully at School

POSTED: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:43am

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 11:37am

MAITLAND, FL- A Maitland, Florida mother is facing multiple charges after officials said she entered an Orange County school Wednesday and struck a 12-year-old girl she claimed was bullying her daughter on Facebook.

Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Leslie Thomas, 30, bypassed the front office at Lockhart Middle School and went to the lunchroom.

Authorities said Thomas hit the girl whom she accused of being a bully and encouraged her daughter to do the same thing.

School officials said they allow parents to walk into the school, but they must check in at the main office. Deputies said Thomas blew right past that requirement. Investigators said Thomas took advantage of the district's open-door policy.

"The situation was defused quite quickly," said Orange County Public Schools spokeswoman Kathy Marsh.

Thomas and her daughter were arrested at the school Tuesday. Thomas faces charges ranging from child abuse to trespassing on school property.

According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, Thomas' children have been placed in the care of a relative.

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Violence dont resolve conflcit , But it appears there is a conflcit in this event, the mother hasa balck eye so I question the accuracy of it, Plue having expereince in Florida and know the biases used is reason to realize there is no doubt much more to this story than waht is posted by the press.

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