The Dallas Morning News

Teen accused of waving sword at dad, kicking deputy


A North Texas teenager threatened his father with a sword, threw a chair that hit a toddler and then kicked a deputy who was trying to detain him, authoritie­s say.

Noah Wayne Scott, 17, of Granbury was arrested Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault of a peace officer, injury to a child and resisting arrest.

Hood County deputies were called to Scott’s home in the 3800 block of Pecan Valley Court, along the Brazos River, about 9 a.m. Tuesday after a disturbanc­e was reported.

Scott had threatened his father, who is 61, with a sword during an argument and also had thrown a chair, which struck the leg of a 2yearold child, the sheriff ’s office said.

The teenager also kicked a deputy’s knee while he was being arrested, authoritie­s said.

No one was seriously injured during the incident, the sheriff ’s office said.

Scott remained in the Hood County jail on Thursday, with bail set at $37,500. Tom Steele


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