Schoolgirl Who Beat Up Disabled Teacher In Suspected TikTok Challenge Has Been Arrested

An 18-year-old schoolgirl attacked a disabled teacher after following a suspected TikTok trend.

The disturbing footage of a Louisiana high school student named Larrianna Jackson shows her hitting the 64-year-old teacher a number of times before punching her out of her wheelchair.

Authorities believe the attack may be connected to a new TikTok challenge, but the social media giant has denied the claims.

Jackson was taken into custody on Wednesday and was slapped with a felony with battery charge for the unprovoked attack.

Larrianna Jackson. Image: Covington Police Department

The video shows the woman sitting in her wheelchair when Jackson violently punches her about four times. 

Police in Covington made a statement that detailed the situation as follows:

“In the video, you can see the schoolteacher sitting at her desk where she appears to be talking to Larrianna Jackson. After a moment, Jackson punches the teacher, causing the teacher to fall to the ground. As the teacher fell to the ground, Jackson continues to violently closed fist-punch the teacher. The video then turns off at this point.”

The moment of the attack. Image: social media

St. Tammany Schools Superintendent Frank Jabbia said watching the footage had a devastating effect on him. 

“For this teacher to be having a conversation with a student and then to be assaulted in this manner was very disturbing,” he said, adding that the school has disciplined everyone involved.

TikTok has denied the accusations and made a social media post saying:

“The rumored ‘slap a teacher’ dare is an insult to educators everywhere. And while this is not a trend on TikTok, if at any point it shows up, content will be removed.”

The unnamed teacher who was attacked was released from the hospital, but it remains unclear whether she will be returning to work. 

“She is hurting,” Jabbia said.

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