UPDATE: Charges filed against 4 juveniles in assault of 42-year-old man in Lancaster County


LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — A 42-year-old Lancaster man was allegedly struck to the ground and assaulted by a group of six near his home in the 1st block of S. Water Street on July 8.

Police say the 42-year-old man, who was not identified, was treated for a fractured arm and other injuries consistent with a physical assault. The man claims he was knocked to the ground struck and kicked before the victims fled the scene.

A police investigation uncovered video surveillance of six males who are believed to be involved with the incident.

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police asked for the public’s help in identifying the subjects pictured below. After further investigation, Detective Austin Krause filed charges against four juveniles before the Lancaster County of Juvenile Probation.

The juveniles from Lancaster are within the age range of 14-years-old and 16-years-old. Names and photos will not be released. All four turned themselves into the City Police and were released back to the custody of their parents after being processed.

According to the police report on August 4, three of the juveniles were charged with aggravated assault and criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. One juvenile was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. The juveniles will need to appear in court.

Anyone with additional information related to the assault is asked to call Detective Krause at 717-735-3476 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. Or, submit a top to Lancaster Police’s website.

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