Lights and Sirens

Two Students Charged After Theft Apparently Related To TikTok Trend

Inwood, Iowa — Two West Lyon students have been charged after they apparently took part in the social media trend, “Devious Licks.”

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office recently notified people about the nationwide TikTok trend called “Devious Licks,” which is aimed at middle and high school students encouraging them to vandalize and steal items from their school bathrooms.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has now charged two juveniles after two soap dispensers went missing from the West Lyon Community School. They tell us one juvenile was charged with theft in the fifth degree and one juvenile was charged with criminal mischief in the fifth degree.

A statement from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reads, “Parents and students please be aware that this social media trend of taking items from school is a crime. Please be aware of your actions and their consequences.”

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