Red Hook youth charged after state facility incident

A 15-year-old youth from Red Hook was arrested March 12 at a state-run juvenile delinquents residential facility in the Town of Red Hook and charged with second-degree assault, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, according to a State Police report. The defendant allegedly engaged in a verbal argument with another student on March 11 and used a pool cue to hit that student, causing injuries, the report said. He was processed and issued an appearance ticket for court.

NOTE: The Observer does not publish names on minors charged with misdemeanors.

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