Prosecutors drop charges in school prank


RUSHVILLE (AP) - Central Indiana prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against a teenager who put a blow-up doll in a high school bathroom stall as a prank on the last day of school.

The Indianapolis Star reports that prosecutors now say 18-year-old Tyell Morton won't face a felony charge of institutional criminal mischief as long as he stays out of trouble for a year.

Prosecutors also will drop a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge if Morton performs community service and doesn't get arrested.

On May 31, Morton left the doll in a girls bathroom at Rushville Consolidated High School as a prank.

Police were called to the school after security footage showed a person in a hooded sweatshirt entering with a package and leaving without it.

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