Teen charged af­ter mother as­saulted

St. Thomas Times-Journal - - LOCAL NEWS -

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.

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