LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
A 12-year old youth, of Westfield, was charged at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, with assault in the third degree. Westfield police started an investigation into a fight that had allegedly occurred in Westfield Academy and Central School between two students. Upon completion of the investigation a 12-year-old Westfield youth was arrested and charged after it was determined that the youth had punched another 12-year-old Westfield youth in the nose and causing that youth to see medical attention for a possible fractured nose. The first 12-year-old youth was issued a Family Court Appearance Ticket and will appear in Family Court at a later date to answer for the charge.