Child arrested by State Police after Corning-Painted Post Middle School fight

Corning Bureau

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WETM) – A 12-year-old boy was arrested by New York State Police after a fight outside the Corning-Painted Post Middle School.

According to State Police, the boy was arrested on Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. and charged with misdemeanor assault in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child. State Police say the fight was reported on Oct. 21 at 5 p.m.

The boy was released on an appearance ticket and no additional information could be released by State Police due to the age of those involved.

The Corning-Painted Post Area School District says the incident did not occur on school property.

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