John Witherspoon Middle School Student Charged with Aggravated Assault

A 14-year-old student at John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton assaulted a classmate in a stairwell on Monday.

The victim, 14, suffered facial injuries and had to be taken to the hospital .

The student who beat the victim up was charged with aggravated assault, was taken into  custody, and later transported to the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center. The student’s name is not being released because he is a minor.