Boy, 6, Suspended for Kissing Girl on Hand

Colorado school told Hunter Yelton's mom his behavior amounted to sexual harassment.
3:00 | 12/11/13

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We're going to turn, now, to the 6-year-old colorado boy who got suspended for kissing a girl in school on the hand. Did the zero tolerance policy go too far? Clayton sandell has the story. Reporter: Hunter yelton is a thief. The kind that steals kisses. And then, I kissed her on the hand. Reporter: That kiss on the hand didn't just get him a slap on the wrist. It got him suspended for a day. And a serious charge on his record. I did something wrong. I feel sorry. Reporter: Hunter's mom met with the principal at his canon city, colorado, school. And she was told her 6-year-old's behavior was sexual harassment. This is to the extreme that doesn't need to be taken to a 6-year-old. Now, my son is asking questions. What is sex, mommy? It should never be said sex in a sentence with a 6-year-old. Reporter: Hunter admits, he's been in trouble before. Suspended for roughhousing. We have been working with him with the classroom disruptions. He's been grounded for a while. Reporter: But sexual harassment? How can you do this? How can you say this about my child? Remove sexual harassment. Remove it from his record. Reporter: Overnight, the school superintendent said, our schools do not suspend a student for just a kiss on the hand. We have intervened on behalf of a little girl who wants the unwelcome behavior to stop. Hunter is now back to school. For "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. Hope that gets under control, too.

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