RNJ News Department

15-year-old charged after fight, resists arrest

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A 15-year-old male is facing charges after he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation and resisted arrest last month.

On October 31 at 2:07 p.m., township police responded to the Warren Transitional Educational Center, located on Route 57, for the report of two males who were involved in a physical altercation, police said.

It was also reported that the 15-year-old male pushed the principal when he got in between the males, police said.

The 15-year-old male, who started the fight, was disrespectful and uncooperative throughout the investigation, police said.

He was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after he allegedly was pulling away from an officer who was escorting him off the property, police said.

He was later released to a parent pending an appearance in family court. The juveniles name was not released.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook