Assault Video Leads to Juvenile Petitions
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, it was brought to the attention of the Ridley Township Police Department of a video circulating on social media of an assault that occurred in the rear of Kmart (Holmes). The video depicted several juveniles who assaulted a 14 year old male that attends 9th grade at Ridley High School. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the incident occurred on Saturday, March 16, 2019.
Ridley Township Police’s Juvenile Division have filed three Juvenile Petitions. All three will be petitioned to Juvenile Court to answer to charges of Simple assault, Recklessly endangering another person as well as Harassment. Due to the offenders being under the age of eighteen, their names are unable to be released.