Police: 17-year-old assaulted at Northwestern-York basketball game

jzou@heraldonline.comFebruary 9, 2014 

— Police are investigating the reported assault of a 17-year-old Northwestern High School student during the Trojans’ basketball game at York Comprehensive High School Friday night.

According to a York Police report, a Northwestern manager told police he was punched in the mouth by another 17-year-old at halftime of the boys game. The Northwestern student said he was purchasing food at a concession stand when he heard a noise and turned around, only to be hit in the mouth by the suspect, the report states. The student said his mouth started bleeding.

On Saturday afternoon, the student went to the York Police Department to report the assault. The student identified the suspect to York police, who said an officer would follow up on Monday or Tuesday.

Jie Jenny Zou •  803-329-4062

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