Teen boy punches Solon police officer at community festival
SOLON, Ohio (WOIO) - Solon police said a teenager punched an officer in the face Saturday during a disturbance at a community festival.
According to police, the department is asking the 14-year-old boy be charged with assault against a police officer.
Thankfully, Solon police said the officer does not have serious injuries.
The incident took place around 9:45 p.m. at Solon Home Days, and prompted the event to shut down 15 minutes early.
Solon police said officers were attempting to get a group of disorderly juveniles under control.
During the encounter, officers arrested the 14-year-old boy as well as a 16-year-old boy, according to police.
Solon police said charges of resisting arrest and obstructing justice will be recommended for the 16-year-old.
According to police, both teens were released to their parents, and the case was sent to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.
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