A Salina teen is in juvenile detention after assaulting an adult on Wednesday.
Police were called to a home in central Salina after a 16-year-old male allegedly threatened to stab a man with a pair of needle nose pliers.
Police report the teen also threw a boot and hit the man in the back of the head on Wednesday morning.
The 16-year-old is facing aggravated assault charges and battery, plus damage to property.
Officers say he gouged a hole in the wall after he threw the pliers.