Yarmouth Police - 14-Year-Old Assaults Police Officer

Juvenile punched and kicked officer, eventually subdued with Taser...

From the Yarmouth Police Department (verbatim):

JUVENILE ASSAULTS POLICE OFFICER

On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at 8:25PM, Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officers were dispatched to the RFK Juvenile Center 137 Run Pond Road for a report that a resident had destroyed some property and broke into an office.

As a Patrol Officer arrived in the area, he observed two adults RFK staff members in the roadway trying to get a young male to calm down and return to the Center.
The male was uncooperative and then attacked the Police Officer by punching him in the mouth. The Police Officer struggled with the attacker and went to the ground.

The attacker repeatedly struck the Police Officer several times in the chest and then kicked him.

The Police Officer overcame the attack and deployed his Taser and the attacker was subdued.

The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters.

The Police Officer suffered minor injuries to a hand, his mouth, and a knee.

The 14 year old juvenile male was held in custody on $500 cash bail and transported overnight to the Juvenile Detention Facility in Brockton.

He is currently in custody and will be arraigned on multiple criminal charges in the Barnstable District Juvenile Court on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Refer To Arrest: 19-242-AR
Arrest: 14 YEAR OLD MALE JUVENILE 
Address: 137 RUN POND RD YARMOUTH, MA
Charges: 
ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A POLICE OFFICER
RESISTING ARREST
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY


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