Deputies seek park assailants


Staff Report



Police sketch of “Suspect A.”


Police sketch of “Suspect B.”


The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help to identify two men who are believed to have been involved in a robbery and assault of a 17-year-old male.

The victim stated he was hiking a trail at Highbanks Metro Park on Friday, June 3, at 7:30 p.m. when he was attacked and robbed, deputies said. The assailants fled on foot. The victim was injured and was treated by medics at the park.

The victim described “Suspect A” as a light-complexion black male in his mid-20s, who is about 6-foot-2 and weighs 165 pounds, and has a chin-strap style of beard. “Suspect B” was described as a black male in his 20s who is about 6 feet tall. The victim stated that he did not see a third assailant, who grabbed him from behind, deputies.

Detectives at the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office can be reached at 740-833-2832.

Police sketch of “Suspect A.”
http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_HB-suspect-A-june-3-2016.jpgPolice sketch of “Suspect A.”

Police sketch of “Suspect B.”
http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_HB-suspect-B-june-3-2016.jpgPolice sketch of “Suspect B.”

Staff Report

Information for this story was provided by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office.

Information for this story was provided by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office.

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