New information on a Lubbock boy who threw a knife and pointed a B.B. gun at a police officer.
Police were investigating a purse theft at United Supermarkets involving the suspect, when an officer spotted him and five others on East 4th and Beach just after 6:30pm Tuesday night. When the officer asked the group to sit down, the suspect took off running, then threw the knife and pointed the B.B. gun at the officer. That's when the officer used a tazer gun to subdue him.
The suspect is facing a charge of aggravated assault on a peace officer.