Dance trap lures head

16th January 1998 at 00:00
A teenager in upstate New York faces charges of reckless endangerment and assault, writes Jon Marcus. He allegedly loosened the bolts on a fire escape, then lured the school principal on to it during a dance, so that he would fall through.

The principal fell more than two storeys, fracturing his back. He has only a 50 per cent chance of walking again.

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