KALAMAZOO, Mich. — TikTok “school challenges” have brought up alarming trends noticed by school districts.
He said if it is not consensual and an investigation follows, you can be charged with assault and battery.
“If you don’t have consent to do something, a kiss, a touch, whatever it is, don’t do it,” Jones said.
Jones said it can be worse than that. Especially if you do more than just kiss the person without consent.
There can be a scenario where you grab them inappropriately.
If convicted of a criminal sexual misconduct in the fourth degree, you can be put on a sex offender registry which could ruin any future opportunities for graduating high school students.
“Talking about sex offender registry, that has to be disclosed to a university. A university can rescind what is going on based on that, it’s a potential public safety threat to the campus,” Jones said.