Student who assaulted police officer released

St. Maarten – Academy P.S.V.E student Aygeleyn B. has been released from police custody and now has to adhere to several conditions set forth by the Public Prosecutor. On Friday October 16, she was involved in a fight with a man, in St. Peters near a Chinese restaurant. She pulled out a knife trying to harm the gentleman. A video of the incident on Facebook went viral and has about 30,000 views.

The 16-year-old was hostile when police arrived on the scene minutes after the confrontation took place. The officer tried to talk to the student but she resisted arrest and was shackled and arrested on the spot. After staying in custody for four days, the minor was sent home with several conditions from the Judge of Instruction.

She will have to wear an electronic bracelet for three months and go to different anger management classes supervised by the Court of Guardianship,” press prosecutor Karola van Nie. The minor is a first time offender who will have to appear in court on a later date.

She is free to go to school and work on her anger issues,” the prosecutor said.

Source: Today SXM