Students at an Omaha elementary school have held a rally against bullying, just months after reports of an attempted sexual assault in their playground.
Students, parents and teachers held signs and chanted Friday as they walked out of Belvedere Elementary School. Participants say the rally is part of a national campaign, but it's particularly relevant after reports of an attempted sexual assault in February involving an 8-year-old girl.
Omaha television station KMTV reports parents say the rally couldn't have come at a better time.
The girl says she was pinned down by three boys and they tried to remove her clothes. The third-grade boys have been charged as juveniles with attempted sexual assault.
The school has been criticized for failing to immediately call police.
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