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Mother arrested in alleged bullying incident

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TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) -

A New Jersey mother and grandmother have been arrested for allegedly hitting and screaming at two fourth-grade boys they claim were bullying the woman's daughter.

Twenty-eight year-old Rebecca Sardoni of Toms River and her mother, 51-year-old Stephanie Sardoni of Beachwood were arrested Friday.

The chief of the Toms River Police tells The Asbury Park Press that witnesses say the women boarded a school bus Friday bound for East Dover Elementary School and sought out the boys they claim had been harassing Rebecca Sardoni's 9-year-old daughter.

Rebecca Sardoni allegedly cursed at and slapped two fourth-graders while her mother allegedly screamed at them.

Rebecca Sardoni tells the newspaper she took matters into her own hands after school officials ignored her complaints.

School officials could not be reached Sunday.

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