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Floyd Co. Schools Superintendent Responds To Violent Video

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A video containing graphic violence has been shared across social media and it has sparked outrage in Floyd County.

The video takes place at Prestonsburg High School and shows one student beating another. 

On Facebook, Floyd County School Superintendent Steve Trimble issued a statement in response to the video Wednesday night. In it, he says that law enforcement was notified and an investigation will occur.

On Thursday, Trimble told LEX 18 that the boy beaten in the video is OK and has returned to class. The video was turned over to the county attorney's office and his assailant was charged. 

Lori Bricken, Prestonsburg High School's principal said that counselors were brought in Thursday to talk with students and listen to them.

"We will also be meeting with each grade level today. This kind of behavior is completely unacceptable," said Bricken. 

You can read Trimble's full statement below.

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