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Assault On School Child Reported



Archbold police spoke to the parent of a juvenile who reportedly assaulted a seven year-old youth at about 3:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 7.

A witness told officers the victim got off the school bus; then a second youth hit the victim, knocked the victim to the ground, and kicked the victim.

The witness identified the perpetrator. The police officer assigned to the case noted in his report that he spoke to the alleged perpetrator and the youth’s parent agreed the attack would not happen again.

In another juvenile-related report, police received a report from Matthew Shields, Archbold Middle School principal, that at about 9:15 am, Wednesday, Sept. 12, a juvenile had run away from the school.

Shields and the APD offi cer found the youth in the 100 block of South Defiance Street and detained the youth there until the child’s mother arrived and took custody.



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