Juvenile Arrested for Indiscriminately Striking People at Baha'i Temple

A 16-year-old male juvenile was taken to drug detox at the Evanston Hospital after the incident on Saturday night.

A 16-year-old male juvenile was taken into custody after reportedly indiscriminately striking people at the Wilmette Baha'i Temple on Sat., April 20, police reports state. 

The subject, police reports state, walked up to a female, pushed her and then started punching her in the head. A male subject was pushed when he attempted to intervene. 

Officers arrived at the Baha'i Temple at 7:23 p.m. The subject was taken into custody at Linden Ave. on the bridge. He was transported to Evanston Hospital for drug detox after the incident. 

The victims, both residents of Minnesota, did not want to sign complaints. 

"Juvenile officers will be following up on that," Wilmette Police Chief Brian King said. 

As the case involves juveniles, no more information is available at this time. 

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