15-year-old surrenders after threatening to harm himself and 1-year-old in N. Houston

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
Suicidal teen surrenders after threatening to harm infant
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Houston police said the 15-year-old boy had a knife and threatened to harm himself and a 1-year-old infant.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police officers were able to detain a 15-year-old boy who was holding a knife and threatening to harm himself and an infant without injury Friday night.

Houston Police Department officers responded to reports of a suicidal teenager in the 200 block of Sunnyside St. in north Houston around 7:30 p.m.

When arriving on the scene, officers found the 15-year-old holding a knife and a 1-year-old infant, threatening to harm himself and the infant.

Officers were able to convince the teenager to surrender with no injuries to him or the infant.