Port Clinton teen arrested for assault


A Port Clinton teen has been arrested for assault.

On Friday at 8:25 p.m., Bowling Green police were called to Wood County Juvenile Residential Center, located at 1102 S. Dunbridge Road.

Staff told officers one juvenile resident had assaulted another residence.

The teen who allegedly initiated the incident told officers that another resident had been calling him names and labeling him as “sweet,” according to the Bowling Green Police Division report.

Video from the residential center showed the aggressor struck the other resident six times to the head and face with a closed fist and then kicked him three times after he fell to the ground. He then struck the teen three more times on the face and kicked him four more times.

The other resident received two stitches for a cut to his jaw.

The Port Clinton teen was taken to the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center.

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