WAVERLY – A male teen was arrested after an assault at Waverly high school.
On November 16, 2022, at approximately 5:53 PM, the Waverly Police Department responded to the Waverly-Shell Rock Senior High School in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, Waverly Officers identified the individuals involved, witnesses, and spoke with W-SR School Staff. Upon further investigation, on November 18, 2022, the Waverly Police Department referred a 17-year-old male to Juvenile Court Services for Assault Causing Bodily Injury (Serious Misdemeanor). The Juvenile was booked and released at the Bremer County Jail.
To clarify misinterpretations and rumors – When the Waverly Police Department arrived on the scene, the assault had concluded. The victim was brought to the training room and was being cared for by W-SR staff. During this time, staff did place pads from their defibrillator on the individual only to monitor until Emergency Services arrived. The defibrillator was never needed and was done only as a precaution by W-SR staff.