Iowa Department of Public Safety
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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
September 3, 2014 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Hampton Incident

On September 2, 2014, at approximately 4:24 pm, the Hampton Police Department received a 911 call reporting an incident at 906 1st Avenue SE in Hampton, Iowa.  Law Enforcement and first responders arrived and a juvenile was transported to Franklin General Hospital for treatment. 

An investigation was then conducted regarding the circumstances surrounding this report and the injury was determined to be self-inflicted.  The Hampton Police Department was assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol.  No further information will be released regarding this incident.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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