Assault Arrest

On 5/06/2022 at approximately 12:57 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Graettinger Community School to investigate an alleged assault that happened at the school. Following an investigation into the incident, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged a 15 year old male student from Ruthven, with Aggravated Assault, and Aggravated Misdemeanor and False Imprisonment, a Serious Misdemeanor. Following his arrest, the juvenile was released to a parent to await contact from the Juvenile Courts.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.