On 05/10/2021 at 9:07 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fight in progress at the Ruthven-Ayrshire School. Upon investigation the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged a juvenile male with Serious Assault, a serious misdemeanor. A second juvenile male was charged with Simple Assault, a simple misdemeanor. Both juveniles were released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.