Thomasville Teen Arrested for Assaulting Autistic Teen Talking to His Girlfriend

Jordan Stewart
Posted at 4:58 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 16:58:00-05

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) - A Thomasville teenager is behind bars tonight after police say he assaulted an autistic teenager who was talking to his girlfriend.

19-Year-Old Jordan Stewart is facing aggravated assault charges after witnesses reported that he beat up a Thomas County Central High School student, who was talking to his girlfriend on the Southern Regional Technical College campus.

Police said Stewart knocked the victim unconscious, and was hospitalized as a result of his injuries.

He is recovering and has been released from the hospital.