BRISTOL, Pa. (CBS) — A local girl is being honored for her courage after police say she was assaulted by a woman and other children on a Levittown playground. Authorities said the incident happened at Brookwood Elementary School.
According to a police report, 11-year-old Abby McNamara was playing with her friends back in October. That’s when a woman encouraged other kids to beat the young girl up.
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The report said the woman also hit McNamara, including with a skateboard. The 11-year-old was treated for head injuries and a broken arm.
Last week, Teach Anti Bullying presented Abby with a certificate for her bravery. She also got a new skateboard to replace hers.
Caroline Morris, the suspect faces multiple charges. CBS3 reached out to her for a comment but has not heard back.
Abby is the 200th recipient of the anti-bullying award.