The incident report filed with the Union Public Safety Department states the incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Feb. 9 when the two were in class and the victim approached the 16-year-old about a paper he’d thrown at him. Witnesses said the 16-year-old stabbed the victim in the abdomen area with a pencil. The victim pushed his attacker who then presented a pair of yellow handle scissors and pursued the victim who was retreating. Another student was able to stop the 16-year-old and take the scissors away from him.
The 16-year-old was arrested and charged with school weapons violation and assault and battery third-degree.
Assault And Battery Third-Degree
Another 16-year-old is also charged with assault and battery third-degree after allegedly punching another teen in the face.
The incident report states the incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Feb. 9 when the victim and the 16-year-old were in class. The victim said the 16-year-old walked up behind him and hit him several times about the head and face. The victim said he did not hit back which was witnessed by the teacher. Photos were taken of the victim’s swollen right cheek and eye and a victim’s advocate form issued to him. The 16-year-old was arrested and released to the custody of his mother.
The following incidents are being investigated by the public safety department.
The incident report states an officer was dispatched Thursday night to 222 S. Boyce St. in reference to a break-in. The victim said sometime between 5 p.m. and just after 10 p.m. someone entered her apartment and went through her belongings. She said she was missing some shirts that were on her bed and a pair of pajamas from the bathroom. The intruder had also been through her pantry but nothing was missing. The victim said she found one of her coats on her front porch.
The items taken had a total value of $75.
A pack of Starburst candy worth $1 was the target of a shoplifer who stole them a convenience store at 616 W. Main St., Union late Thursday morning. The cashier told the responding officer a black male wearing a gray hoodie came into the store, picked up two packs of the candy and left the store. She said she did not see the male conceal the packs but saw him pull out one pack and open when he left the building. The shoplifter is described as 16-17 years old, approximately 5’8 and 120 pounds.
The following person was arrested by the public safety department.
Clay Eugene Duckett, 27, 3528 Cross Keys Highway, charged Friday with driving under the influence.