By Minyvonne Burke

Texas school officials are working with local police after disturbing video showed white middle school students allegedly forcing their black classmate to drink urine from a cup. 

The school resource officer at the middle school (pictured) is working with a juvenile detective on the case

The Plano Police Department in Texas shared in a Thursday press release that a school resource officer at Haggard Middle School began investigating the incident on March 3 after receiving a call from the boy’s family. 

A white student can be seen forcing his black peer – identified as SeMarion – to drink what looks to be urine from a small cup. Others can be heard snickering as SeMarion is made to drink from the cup again

The school resource officer was now working with a juvenile detective on the case, police added. Together, they’ll ‘conduct a full and thorough investigation in an effort to identify any and criminal offenses that might have occurred during and prior to this incident.’

While police would not provide further information about the events that transpired, viral social media posts and a release from the Next Generation Action Network indicate that the assaults centered around racist remarks and physical abuse with the urine.

In the brief clip, a white student can be seen forcing his black peer – identified as SeMarion – to drink what looks to be urine from a small cup. Others can be heard snickering as SeMarion is made to drink from the cup again.

A Friday release from the Next Generation Action Network alleged that students at the middle school had been bullying SeMarion for a year. 

The Next Generation Action Network shared a grab from Instagram Live, where one of the students called SeMarion a ‘white wash blackie’

A district spokesperson shared that school administrators were aware of the allegations and working with law enforcement. 

In a Facebook post, the police department said the case has been assigned to a juvenile detective.

“The Detective and School Resource Officer will continue to work with Plano ISD officials to conduct a full and thorough investigation in an effort to identify any criminal offenses that might have occurred during and prior to this incident,” Plano police said.

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