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Boy Attacks Social Worker

May 13, 2014 permalink

The enclosed incomplete Pennsylvania story starts in the middle. It might have said a boy was stolen from his parents and placed in foster care, leaving him angered at a social worker. He attacked the worker. But the reporter started the story with the attack, leaving us mystified about the true cause of his anger.



Social services caseworker assaulted, threatened with knife by 12-year-old boy, Penbrook police say

A 12-year-old boy was criminally charged last week after Penbrook police said he assaulted a social services caseworker and threatened her with a knife.

The caseworker was transported to an area hospital for treatment after the alleged assault, police said.

The incident occurred Thursday at a residence in the 2300 block of Hoffer Street. Police said they were called there for a report of an assault.

Upon arrival, they said they learned the boy had assaulted the caseworker with his fists. He also tried to run from the scene when police arrived, police said.

The boy was charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and resisting arrest. He will face the charges in juvenile court.

Source: Patriot News