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Police: Assault occurs at youth detention center

A Clearfield boy is accused of assault while at a juvenile detention facility.

According to state police at Rockview, the incident occurred at Centre County Youth Detention Center in Benner Township on Thursday around 3:13 p.m.

Police said the 15-year-old male struck Jonathan Ketchem, 40, a detention center employee in the face with a closed fist.

While police are calling the incident an aggravated assault, there are no further details about charges being filed related to the occurrence.

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