Assault charges have been filed in connection with an incident that took place at the Washington Junior High School. The Washington County Public Safety center reports a 13 year old male has been charged with simple misdemeanor assault for an altercation that occurred with a 12 year old male on September 2nd at 1111 South B Avenue in Washington. The alleged victim’s mother contacted authorities the day after the incident. Washington Junior High Principal Curt Mayer declined to comment due to student confidentiality. Stay tuned to KCII for more details as they become official.