NORTH ELBA — A 15-year-old male at Mountain Lake Academy was taken into custody after allegedly breaking a door at the facility &mdash. valued at more than $250, potentially making the charge a felony &mdash. and then attempted to fight a staff member of the academy, who sustained no injuries, State Police said. The juvenile faces potential misdemeanor charges for attempted assault of the staff member.
The name of the suspect has not yet been released, but police said after being processed he was released back to staff of Mountain Lake and issued a ticket to appear at Essex County Probation office and Family Court.
&mdash.By Contributing Writers Kaitlyn Affuso and Amy Heggen