Amsterdam teen pulled knife on, fought sheriff’s deputy

A teen from Amsterdam is under arrest after pulling a knife on a Sheriff's deputy.

Authorities say 16-year-old Joseph Becker began fighting with the deputy as he tried to take Becker's girlfriend back to her parents after running away. Becker and his girlfriend then teamed up against officer and pulled a knife.

The deputy had to resort to pepper spraying the couple.

While being put in a police car Becker again began to fight with the deputy, causing the two to fall. The deputy suffered a leg injury in the struggle that later required surgery.

Becker was eventually sent to jail without bail.

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