Simple assault charged
David C. Harpool, 18, of 149 Hamilton Ave., was charged June 4 with assaulting an 18-year old male.
The victim was walking home from the incident when officers found him and he asked to press charges. Harpool was picked up at 35 Clinton Ave., and taken to the police station where he was held and arraigned. A pre-trial hearing was scheduled for June 8 at Newport District Court, police said.