Two boys behind bars after assault call

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

Two boys are in jail in Midland County after a run in with deputies.

It all started near a mobile home park on County Road 137 Thursday, where deputies were responding to a call about a boy assualting two other kids.

Sheriff Gary Painter tells NewsWest Nine they located an 11 year old boy, a little ways from there who aimed a gun at them .

Deputies drew their guns and told the boy to put the gun down.

They eventually talked him into dropping the gun, that's when they saw it was a BB gun.

Sheriff Painter says the 11-year-old was arrested.

Along with a 13 year-old boy who tried kick out the windows of a squad car.

Both are being held in the Culver Youth Home.