CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Pitt County Student Attacked By Another On The Bus

An assault on a school bus in Pitt County was caught on cellphone video and the girls involved say bullying led to punches being thrown.

Twelve-year-old Georgia Hayes is a 7th grader at A.G. Cox Middle School in Pitt County and says she suffered a concussion in the attack. She says she's been bullied for months, but she can't believe she was actually attacked.

The assault was recorded by another student on the bus Wednesday. In the video you can see students walking by Hayes and getting off the bus. Then another 7th grade girl starts punching Hayes repeatedly.

Hayes' mom tells us she had just talked to a school counselor the day before to discuss girls bullying her daughter. Hayes says she hopes others see this video and will stop the bullying.

The other girl involved did talk with us as well but didn't want to go on camera. She said she had felt threatened and that's why she assaulted Hayes.

The school says the student who started the attack has been disciplined, but they won't say what that was.

The school system also says it continues to investigate and any other students involved will be disciplined.

Hayes' mom says she will take this matter to the police.


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  • by dont need to know Location: winterville on Nov 19, 2011 at 11:54 AM
    you didnt hear the whole story. georgia has one of the biggest mouthes at ag cox. it started because she was running her mouth, and since she said "i was starstruck" she was trying to sound innocent. i have classes with both of them. to be honest i dont like neither of them
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      by Georgia's BRO BRO on Nov 23, 2011 at 03:31 PM in reply to dont need to know
      Lol little Girl its clear to see you need to copy Georgia's work and learn how to spell and plain to see you are running your mouth right now "GET A LIFE"
  • by UnKnown Location: Greenville on Nov 19, 2011 at 07:29 AM
    this was a planed attack if it wasn't planed why was she already recording it before the attack happend ? the school should punish the others that were bullying Georgia Hayes and Georgia must know who they are since thhey might be bullying her too !! Lets Put A End To Bullying !!!
  • by laura Location: greenville on Nov 19, 2011 at 04:08 AM
    The Prin and Ast. Prin at that school are both incompetent. I had to go to the PC School Board over them two years ago b/c they refused to stop a student making death threats against several other students. Kid ended up in therapy for some serious issues, but no one at that school did anything until the court stepped in. Fire them. I would NEVER allow my child back in that school with those administrators. The worse students run that school, not the adults.
  • by A PARENT on Nov 18, 2011 at 04:35 PM
    HERE IS A SIMPLE SOLUTION HOME SCHOOL YOUR KIDS IT IS SIMPLE GO TO THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL WEBSITE FILL OUT THE FORM AND FILL IT OUT AND YOU ARE OFF TO TEACHING YOUR CHILDREN
    • reply
      by Teacher - NC on Nov 18, 2011 at 07:10 PM in reply to A PARENT
      Rebuttal to - A PARENT on Nov 18, 2011 at 07:35 PM Go teach your own kids geometry formulas. LOL
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      by College Student on Nov 18, 2011 at 09:23 PM in reply to A PARENT
      To -- A PARENT on Nov 18, 2011 at 07:35 PM -- Home schooling might not get your kids into college? Will they pass the The SAT Reasoning Test is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States?
  • by Imani Winfield Location: Greenville , NC on Nov 18, 2011 at 03:43 PM
    After viewing the video of the student from A.G. Cox Middle School, I was completely shocked and appauled by what I saw. I am a student at Farmville Central High School, and last year along with my Speech Class, we made this video in hopes to raise the awareness of bullying. Many people are unaware of the effects of bullying, we exposed these effects in our video to prove that Bullying is something that should not be permitted or accepted. We showed the video in our school, and made a difference there, now, we would like to continue making a difference by encouraging every student in the county not to bully. The link to our video is below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6Pm-bpzy70
  • by Somebody Location: durham on Nov 18, 2011 at 02:13 PM
    Georgia is actin innocent she was part of it cause she did threatin her
  • by Spaghetti Location: durham on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:20 PM
    really wrong
  • by Georgia's Nonny Location: Norwalk, Ct. on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM
    I am the grandmother of Georgia Hayes who was brutally attacked on the bus this week in Greenville, NC. Georgia, a straight A student who could not attend her awards ceremony today, has complained about the attacker and her gang since the beginning of the school year. I am a teacher in Connecticut and know about bullying and its consequences. The Greenville Board of Education and the police dept. should work together to punish bullies not 10 day suspension and no charges. I have asked Georgia's family to press charges and see that this will not happen to any other child. Our job as parents and educators is to protect and teach our children right from wrong. Georgia's family and friends in Connecticut send their love and blessings.DO THE RIGHT THING PITT COUNTY!!!!!
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      by teacher on Nov 18, 2011 at 02:05 PM in reply to Georgia's Nonny
      When I was in school, actions such as these WOULD get you suspended for 10 days. Apparently, that's out the window now in good ole Pitt County. This county sucks now. I hope your grandchild is okay.
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      by laura on Nov 19, 2011 at 04:11 AM in reply to Georgia's Nonny
      Don't even bother talking to the principal or vp at that school, you have to go straight to Travis Lewis at the main office to get anything at all done at that school. The principal isn't even there most of the time and the vp has a "we don't get involved until it gets bad" attitude so nothing is ever done. It's a nightmare around there, def. the worst run school in Pitt Co, and that's saying A LOT.
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      by ChildAdvocate on Nov 19, 2011 at 07:39 AM in reply to Georgia's Nonny
      I am so glad that you responded to this autrocity in Pitt County NC. They picK on children from other states. My nephew went to that school and was a straight A student too. Bullies messed with him alot and we Kept telling the Principals he was bullied, his glasses were stomped and the principals said there is nothing they can do. Finally he defended his self and was suspended. You are right to press charges on that BULLY GAL. She was fighting liKe a prison inmate. The person who videoed it may have Known about the fight, but the school would have just suspended Georgia too if it wasn't for the video. I am praying for your family.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:15 AM
    That girl is not afraid of georgia and her family...she is just mad because she got told on the day before....
  • by Anonymous on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:09 AM
    a 14 year old 7th grader? Seems like she needs to be sent to a special school for the hardknocks.
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