LOCAL YOUTH CENTER RESIDENT CHARGED WITH ASSAULT

  

More details are coming forth in the arrest of a youth from the controversial Bluebonnet Haven Youth Center.

A teenage female, who was arrested after she and another resident left the facility, has been charged with aggravated assault .

The runaway was found by police in the middle of a traffic lane of Highway 36 South.

According to a police report, the suspect threatened Officer Andrea Norton with a pipe.  Norton reportedly wrestled the youth to the ground and eventually subdued her.

The suspect was charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant.

Washington County Juvenile Probation instructed police to release the suspect to the facility until her court appearance.

KWHI had been told by police on Thursday, that no information would be released until Monday.

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