Teen arrested after striking mother in the face

BEDFORD – A Bedford teen was arrested Tuesday after Bedford Police officers were alerted to a battery at 16th and K streets at 6:12 p.m.

“A mother and her two children were walking in the area of 17th and K streets when her 15-year-old son became unruly and ignored his mom’s directions. He then struck his mom in the face with his fist,” said Bedford Police Assistant Chief Joseph DeWees.

The teen was arrested on a charge of battery.