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Arrest Youth With Machete

Archbold police arrested a 13-year-old local boy after he was seen brandishing a large knife known as a machete in a parking lot at East Gardens, Saturday, Oct. 16.

The Archbold police report states officers were called about 8:13 pm, after the youth was seen walking around outside the 500 building brandishing the machete.

Two officers drove to the apartment complex, where several juveniles told them the boy had threatened two juveniles with the weapon, and had possibly done some property damage.

Officers located the suspect, took him into custody, and transported him to the Four County Juvenile Detention Center. He was charged with juvenile delinquency, by way of aggravated menacing.

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