Female, 17, charged in youth facility assault

June 28, 2014


Female, 17, charged in youth facility assault

Amber Elaine Ward, a 17-year-old Valley Mills resident serving time in the Granbury Regional Juvenile Justice Center, has been charged with a felony assault against a public servant at the facility, according to Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines.

The case – in which Ward is charged as an adult – is in connection with a June 12 incident that occurred shortly before 9 a.m. The detention officer sustained minor injuries and was not hospitalized, Hines said.

The motive for the incident is unknown, according to Hines.

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