Mother: Man "Punched My Son in the Face" at Bus Stop

By Kelly Choate |

Published 09/01 2014 10:31PM

Updated 09/01 2014 11:14PM

Williamsport, Lycoming County -- A Lycoming County woman is speaking out after she said a man punched her son in the face.

It happened last Tuesday as 11-year-old Gage Smith was walking home from a school bus stop in Williamsport.

His mother Jennifer said Gage helped break up a fight between two other kids, and an uncle of one of those boys followed Gage home and punched him in the face.

Williamsport Police did not provide the name of the suspect, but an arrest is pending.

Jennifer said she's worried about the other children in the community.

Gage will visit a doctor on Wednesday to determine if he can return to school.

Police in Williamsport said the investigation is ongoing.

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