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Raleigh student charged with beating another student

Posted September 22, 2008 5:31 p.m. EDT
Updated September 22, 2008 9:09 p.m. EDT

— A Wakefield High School student was charged Monday with severely beating another student.

Tyree Lee, 17, is accused of slamming the 15-year-old victim to the ground and then punching him several times in the face.

Police say the fight happened inside the 2200 Wakefield Pines Drive school at about 7 a.m.

The victim, whose name was withheld, was transported to the hospital.

According to court records, he will need several reconstructive surgeries as part of his recovery.

Lee was released from jail on $25,000 bond.