(Sioux City) Four members of the Sioux City, North Wrestling team face misdemeanor charges of simple assault in an alleged hazing incident involving another team member.
According to the Sioux City Journal, police say students assaulted another boy on December 19 at the school. It was reported to police on January 3. Police say the incident involved humiliation techniques on the bare skin of sensitive body parts.
A school spokesperson says the students were disciplined in accordance with school policy. The Wrestling Coach John Torno, was placed on administrative leave during the investigation. He is expected back in the classroom.
This is the third reported investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct involving members of an Iowa high school wrestling team in recent weeks.
January 12, 2012