MADISON (WKOW) -- Police arrest a middle school student who they say sexually assaulted another young teen on a bus ride home.
Madison Police took the 13-year-old boy into custody Tuesday. The investigation shows on Monday after school, the young teenage boy held a 13-year-old girl in his lap and bounced her, touching her inappropriately on the outside of her clothing. Police say this happened on the ride home on a crowded Madison Metro bus.
The victim says she screamed while it was happening. She told police the suspect also pushed her down when they got off the bus on Post Road near Leopold Way and sexually assaulted her in a similar way a second time.
The girl went home and police were called. She has a bruised thigh.
The 13-year-old boy from Fitchburg was arrested for 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child. He was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center.
Police say both students go to Cherokee Middle School.