Police: Lewistown man assaulted by 17-year-old

LEWISTOWN – Tyler Atherton was found by police lying on the sidewalk Monday evening at the 100 block of North Grand Street bleeding from several injures he sustained after being assaulted by a 17-year-old, Lewistown Police Department reports.

Police said Atherton, 19, of Newton Hamilton, and the Lewistown juvenile had been texting during the day regarding a female acquaintance.

According to the report, police learned from witnesses at the scene that the juvenile struck Atherton with metal items, knocking him down and causing scrapes and bruises.

Police said the 17-year-old, who was on probation, was arrested on West Fourth Street, and remanded to juvenile probation of Mifflin County.