VIDEO: Ohio Police Disarm Suicidal 11-Year-Old Knife Wielding Boy
Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide.
Newly-released video from the Division of Police shows an officer sneaking up behind the boy and grabbing his arms, according to ABC News.
The boy then dropped the knives, and officers were able to take the boy into custody without further incident.
According to police, the boy assaulted a staff member at Buckeye Ranch Client & Mental Health Services and escaped the facility.
The boy is charged for assault, menacing and theft. He was taken for a mental health evaluation, then transferred to the Juvenile Detention Center in Columbus.
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