High School student faces charges of assault

FORT THOMAS, KY (FOX19) - A Highlands High School student is facing assault charges, accused of beating up a middle school student with brass knuckles.

Police say the fight happened at a house party in Fort Thomas on Friday night. Police say the two girls were fighting over a boy.

The victim may need surgery.

If the girl is charged as an adult, she could get more than five years in prison.