The soccer players who allegedly duct-taped their teammate who has autism to a goal post apologized Friday.
Austin Babinsack’s lawyer, Phil DiLucente, said he sent a letter to Harrison Township police demanding that charges be filed next week if the students don’t apologize.
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DiLucente said the students apologized to Babinsack at 1:30 p.m. at school.
At this point, DiLucente said Babinsack’s family will not pursue charges. However, the family is still waiting to hear from Highlands School District about what changes will be made to the bullying policy, DiLucente said.
“The school has not made any contact with me concerning any type of policy change. Somewhat disappointed. Going to give the school a tad more time because it takes time,” said DiLucente.
The Highlands High School public relations manager said a change in the policy is under review with the State Board Association.
The alleged incident happened in October.
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