Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Police Get Butt Slap Case.

Byline: Brendan Smith Journal Staff Writer

* A 14-year-old boy could face felony charges for smacking a fellow student on her bottom

Police responded to a complaint of "criminal sexual contact" at Espanola Middle School last week and found a 14-year-old boy had slapped a fellow eighth-grader on her bottom.

Eric Martinez of Alcalde now has a police report featuring his mug shot and must report to a juvenile probation officer for a preliminary inquiry over the Dec. 14 incident at the school.

If convicted of criminal sexual contact, a felony, he could face up to 2 years in state custody.

Eric, who admitted he slapped the girl's bottom, also has been suspended from school until Jan. …

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