Boy, 13, faces assault charges for kissing girl, 14, on dare

What began as a dare has left one teenager facing second-degree assault charges.

The incident involving two eighth-graders took place at Pikesville Middle School on Wednesday.

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School officials reported that a 13-year-old boy kissed a 14-year-old girl when dared to by other students.

Police confirmed to WJLA that the boy now faces a second-degree assault charge as a juvenile for the unwanted kiss. Police say that the school system will decide if the student should be suspended or expelled for his actions.

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The story has gone viral on social media, with some people questioning whether criminal charges are appropriate in this case.

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