Meadville Teen Convicted In New Years Beating Incident

February 28, 2013
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One of two teenagers charged in the brutal beating of a Meadville man early on New Years morning was found deliquent in Crawford County Juvenile Court this week.  “Delinquent” is the equivalent of a guilty conviction.

The 15 year-old from Meadville is accused of helping a 16 year-old male beat a 34 year-old man in the parking lot of a Meadville pharmacy at about 3:00 AM on January 1.  A count of conspiracy was dismissed.

The older teen faces a court hearing on Tuesday which will determine whether he will be tried as an adult.  The 16 year-old faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, conspiracy, reckless endangerment and harassment.

The victim in the incident required hospital treatment in Erie.

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