Union police said a second person has been charged after a 12-year-old boy was reportedly hit with a baseball bat during an August robbery.
Officers said the incident happened on Keenan Avenue on August 6, 2017.
The victim told police he was asleep at his grandfather’s house when he heard the front door fly open and two men entered. Per incident reports, both intruders were shirtless, had bandanas covering their faces, and were armed with baseball bats. One of the men reportedly struck the victim.
The robbers reportedly made off with a TV, several necklaces, a ring, and a small amount of cash.
The two suspects reportedly fled in a gray or silver car.
On August 8, the first suspect, Joseph Lee Ridings was arrested. The 19-year-old was charged with assault and battery first degree, armed robbery, burglary, and drug offenses.
On January 30, Union police announced that a second suspect, 17-year-old William Gregory had been charged. Warrants state the teen was charged with armed robbery and first degree burglary.
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