Girl's dad gets restraining order against boy, 5, after he threatens her

Girl's dad gets restraining order against boy, 5, after he threatens her
Aerial view of Wisconsin. A five-year-old boy in Wisconsin, US, threatened to slit the throat of his six-year-old classmate.

It's difficult to imagine that such things can happen in a kindergarten class.

A five-year-old boy in Wisconsin, US, threatened to slit the throat of his six-year-old classmate.

It got so bad that the girl's father had to take out a restraining order against the boy, Wisn.com reported.

Mr Brian Metzger said he was scared that the boy would really harm his daughter.

He also alleged that the school was not doing enough to protect her.

Said Mr Metzger: "She came home and said a student threatened her by saying, 'I want to slit your throat and watch you bleed'."

He said the girl had been dealing with the kindergarten bully for a year.

He claimed that other students in the class were also being bullied by the same boy.

He said he was forced to take the drastic step because the school "failed to protect his daughter".

"I think they should have done something a lot sooner. They've kept him in the same classroom with my daughter until Wednesday morning because on Tuesday night I showed up with a restraining order."

The police report that details the accusations of bullying at the school says the girl was kicked in the face and had sand and rocks thrown at her.

A school spokesman said: "There are always two sides to every story."

Ms Tanya Ruder said she cannot talk about specifics when asked what has to happen before a student is removed from a classroom.

She said: "There's not a set threshold of what causes or what would determine when a child is moved out of a classroom."

Mr Metzger said his little girl, who used to love kindergarten, now doesn't want to go to school.

He said he will keep fighting to get the bully removed from his daughter's school. A restraining order hearing is set for next Tuesday, and Mr Metzger is hoping to get the boy expelled.

He told CBS 58: "I want him removed from the school district, period."

The boy's family have refused to talk to the media.

This article was published on May 17 in The New Paper.

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