17-year-old charged in hatchet attack in Arnold

An Anne Arundel County police vehicle (Courtesy Anne Arundel County Facebook)

Arnold, MD – A 17-year-old was charged following an incident that involved menacing others with a hatchet and damaging a vehicle.

Anne Arundel County police officers responded to a report of an assault that had just occurred at a residence in the 700 block of Long Meadow Way in Arnold.

Officers arrived on scene shortly after 1 pm.

During an interaction with the victims, he produced a hatchet and began swinging it toward them. During the confrontation, the suspect made threats to shoot the victims. The suspect damaged the victim’s vehicle with the hatchet before leaving.

Officers were able to locate the suspect, who was arrested and charged accordingly. A male juvenile, a 17-year-old resident of Pasadena. His name was not released.

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