How far would you go to protect your child from a bully? A Long Island mom is facing charges after allegedly encouraging her daughter to fight a bully, and then joining in the fight herself.

NBC New York  is reporting 32-year-old Daphne Melin of Shirley, on Long Island, New York has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and attempted assault.  Melin is alleged to have encouraged her daughter to battle with another girl she claims is a bully.  Suffolk Police reportedly say Melin became involved in the fight, spitting in the girl's face and kneeing her in the head. 

Melin claims her daughter has been a victim of cyber-bullying.  She says she spoke with school officials, but they did nothing about it so she took matters into her own hands. 

All this raises the question, how far would you go to protect your child from a bully?  What, would you do in this situation?

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