Teen charged after mother assaulted
A 15-year-old boy is facing several charges after police were called to his home Sunday morning. Officers were called after 10 a.m. to a St. Thomas home for a family disturbance including an assault on the boy’s mother and threats against other people in the home with a knife, police said. The mother was treated for minor injuries, police said. When officers tried to arrest the boy, he fled the scene. Officers arrested the boy after a short foot chase and struggle, police said. The boy is charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, uttering threats, mischief and resisting arrest. He was held for a court appearance.