13 year old Male Jailed Following Disturbance With a Knife

On Wednesday morning at about 7:45 a.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 disturbance call at a residence northwest of Leigh, where the 911 call stated a 13 year old was armed with a knife and threatening family members. Upon arriving at the location it was found an adult female and juvenile male had been assaulted and threatened with a knife by the 13 year old male who had also stated he was going to kill them. The 13 year old was located in a bedroom and after the knife was secured from him he was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s office. He was booked at the Sheriff’s office on charges of Assault, Disturbing the Peace, Terroristic Threats and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony. He was then placed in the Madison JDC due to his age.