At 2:00 a.m., SS became aware of a domestic dispute between this teenager and adult members of the family with whom he was living. The child was taken to a youth shelter after the police were called to the home. Both the child and the family refused to consider his return to the home.
The child has a bruise on his forehead and bruises on his scalp as a result of the altercation in the home. The shelter nurse reported the injuries weren’t serious. Other professionals involved indicate the situation is volatile and the child shouldn’t return to the home. The child’s biological parents both reside out of state and refuse to provide care for their son.