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By: Dwayne Landers

Two 17-year-old Starpoint students have been charged with
harassment in connection to alleged incidents centered around the
school’s varsity wrestling team, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office
announced Thursday.
The two teenagers both were charged with one count of second-
degree harassment stemming from an alleged incident that took
place at a private residence on Townline Road in the Town of
Wheatfield.
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Additionally, further second-degree harassment charges are pending
for the same two students stemming from other allegations that
occurred on the Starpoint School District property.
The incidents were alleged to have taken place in January 2023. The
names of the 17-year-olds will not be released due to their age.
Starpoint superintendent Dr. Sean M. Croft released a statement
Thursday regarding the charges, saying the district is “aware of criminal
charges brought forth today related to two high school students” and
that they will have no further comment on the investigation.
“The District will continue to take all appropriate and necessary
measures to protect our students. We ask that the privacy of all
students and their families be respected at this time,” the statement
said.

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