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Teen allegedly tries flinging blood on cops

Sandusky Register Staff • Jun 15, 2014 at 12:50 PM


Sandusky police arrested an agitated teenager who they say tried to fling his blood on police and threatened medical staff.

Police were called about a fight at 420 W. Osborne street a little after 9:30 Friday night. A 17-year old boy was found walking down Brown street with his left hand bleeding profusely. He told police he had been involved in the fight. Firefighters took the teenager to Firelands Regional Medical Center while police went to 420 W. Osborne. There they found a lot of broken glass and a broken mirror.

There were several people hiding upstairs.

Police arrested another 17-year old boy for obstructing official business. They also arrested Joseph Bradley, 23, 500 block Monroe St. for disorderly conduct while intoxicated, obstructing official business and carrying a concealed weapon.

Officers went back to the hospital to talk to the teenager but found he was not cooperating in having his hand stitched. The boy was belligerent with medical staff and threatened police. Hospital staff bandaged his hand as best they could and police took the teenager to the juvenile detention center.

The center refused to take him because he was bleeding through the bandages. They teenager tried to fling his blood at police but ended up getting drops of blood on the pants of detention center staff. Police took him back to the hospital where he was immediately handcuffed to a hospital, wheeled into the hospital and sedated. Doctors were able to stitch up his hand.

The teenager was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, aggravated menacing and harassment by inmate.

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