Minor in custody for taking a child and waving a knife in the air

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The male minor was immediately detained and was transported to the Tumon-Tamuning Precinct Command with no further incident. (Viewer submitted photo)

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, officers assigned to the Tumon-Tamuning Precinct Command responded to a disturbance call involving a male holding a child and waving a knife in the air at an apartment complex in Tamuning.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they were able to gain compliance from the 16-year-old male, who released the child to a family member and surrendered the knife.

The male minor was immediately detained and was transported to the Tumon-Tamuning Precinct Command with no further incident.

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Investigators assigned to GPD’S Juvenile Investigation Section were later activated and took the male minor into custody. He was taken into custody for the following offenses:

  • Reckless Conduct
  • Assault
  • Family Violence and
  • Disorderly Conduct

The male minor was subsequently confined at the Department of Youth Affairs. This case has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.

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