Police are investigating after a child was injured this morning in a domestic related assault.
Officers were called to the 4200 block of Maple Path Circle in Perry Hall at 10:28 a.m. when the boy, 11 ran to a neighbor’s house seeking help after his father struck him with an object that caused a puncture wound to his upper body. The suspect fought with arriving officers, causing a non-life-threatening injury to one officer before he was taken into custody.
The boy was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition. The officer was also transported to an area hospital for treatment. The identity of the suspect is withheld pending formal charges.
The BCoPD reminds the public that if you are a victim of domestic violence and are in immediate danger, please call 911. Resources and information about domestic violence are also available online.