Tiffany Henderson (left), Curtis Devon Henderson
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

Boy attacked by teens on school bus fought with younger sibling, police say

A 10-year-old boy hospitalized after a four-on-one fight on a DeKalb County school bus was attacked because of an earlier dispute with another student.

The teenage siblings of a Snapfinger Elementary School student got involved after the boy allegedly started a fight with their younger sister, according to court documents obtained by Channel 2 Action News. 

Tiffany Henderson, 18, Curtis Devon Henderson, 17, and two middle school students confronted the boy Monday morning when the bus stopped on Hollyhock Terrace, which is about a mile from the elementary school. 

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Tiffany Henderson, who is not enrolled in a DeKalb County school, is accused of encouraging other family members in the attack, Channel 2 reported. Video from the school bus allegedly showed Henderson yelling and cursing while her 17-year-old brother repeatedly hit and kicked the 10-year-old in the head.

The boy suffered a large cut on his head and experienced temporary memory loss, according to the news station. He was taken to a Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta location.

Snapfinger Elementary parents were alerted to the incident Monday afternoon in a recorded voicemail. 

Tiffany Henderson is facing charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interfering with the operation of a school bus. Her brother is facing the same charges as well as charges of battery and cruelty to children in the first and second degrees.

Both are being held in the DeKalb County Jail without bond. 

It’s unclear what charges the two middle school students face.

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