2 charged for throwing water bottle from school bus, hitting girl, 7

LEOLA, Pa. (WHTM) – Two Conestoga Valley school students have been charged after police said they threw a full water bottle from a moving school bus and hit a 7-year-old Amish girl.

Marshall A. Knapik, 18, and a 17-year-old, both of Brownstown, were charged Friday with simple assault, propulsion of missiles onto a roadway, and criminal conspiracy.

East Lampeter Township police said the pair acted together in committing the act April 11 at the intersection of Quarry Road and Forest Hill Road.

The girl was treated for a minor injury from the impact of the bottle.

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