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August 14, 2002

A South Georgia dad files charges against two students after they threaten his son with a knife.

Richard McFarland of Moultrie says his 14-year-old son was assaulted on the bus yesterday evening while coming home from CA Gray Middle School.

McFarland says one boy from Colquitt County High School pulled a knife from his pocket, stuck it to his son's stomach and later cut a hole in the bus seat. The boy passed the knife to a middle school student who waved it in the air.

Both boys were charged with aggravated assault.

McFarland doesn't know why the high school student was riding a middle school bus.