Young offender charged after reported altercation with mother carrying infant at Dryden high school

A young offender has been charged by Dryden, Ont., police after allegedly getting in an altercation with a young mother who was carrying an infant on Thursday.

Accused is in custody, according to Dryden police

Dryden police have charged a young offender with assault after an altercation at the city's high school. The accused, who police said was intoxicated at the time, was in the altercation with a young mother who was carrying an infant. (www.dryden.ca)

A young offender has been charged by Dryden, Ont., police after allegedly getting in an altercation with a young mother who was carrying an infant.

Officers were called to the high school in the city during the lunch hour on Thursday, Dryden police said, with reports of an "intoxicated" and "agitated" young offender.

The accused was charged with assault over the alleged altercation. Police said the confrontation was with a mother who was carrying a five-week-old infant.

Few other details were available. Police confirmed the altercation took place at the high school, but the nature of the conflict has not been released.

The accused cannot be identified, but is in custody, police said.