Mother Arrested After Drink She Gave To Son As Retaliation Against Bully Sends Student To The Hospital

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A mother in Texas is being charged after her son’s drink, which she gave him to stop bullying, was engulfed by another student at a school in San Antonio. The incident prompted the child’s hospitalization, and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office responded to Legacy Traditional School – Alamo Ranch after learning that the sick child had received the drink from a classmate amid a P.E. class, per Fox News

Officials said in a statement,

“The drink provided was found to contain a mixture of lemon, salt, and vinegar inside a sports drink bottle.” 

The statement continued,

“Shortly after the child consumed the drink, he began experiencing nausea and a headache.” 

“Through the course of the investigation, it was learned that the mother of the student who provided the drink, intentionally mixed the contents of the drink to allegedly prevent her son’s drink from being stolen at school by other students,”

said the statement. 

The mother was apprehended and is facing charges of injury to a child causing bodily injury. 

The statement added,

“Although the contents of the drink were non-toxic, the incident resulted in a child being hospitalized… Hospital staff informed the investigator that the child victim required additional medical monitoring and would eventually be discharged from the hospital.”

During questioning, Rossi admitted that she instructed her son to offer the drink to a classmate after someone stole her child’s Prime energy drink. These details were obtained from a police affidavit, as reported by KSAT. 

“The (son) stated the drink mixture was made due to the child stealing his drink the day prior and being bullied by the child… Rossi admitted to making the mixture due to her son… stating the child stole his drink and was bullying him,”


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