Nine Year Old Aberdeen Boy Arrested on Assault Charges

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A Nine year old sits in the City of Aberdeen’s Juvenile Detention Center today after a standoff with police last night. The Aberdeen boy became hostile late last night. After seeing his mother with her boyfriend, he grabbed a baseball bat and began hitting the door, eventually hitting his 29 year old mother in the back with the bat as she fled thier home in the 1500 block of West First street. Responding officers met the boy in the front of the home with the bat in hand just before 11pm, he dropped the bat after being threatened with a tazer by officers. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells KBKW this same nine year old had a run in with officers earlier this summer when he attempted to chase his mother with a knife. The child was arrested on charges of Assault in the third degree and malicious mischief.