Juvenile criminal arrest

On July 8, 2105 at 2200 hrs NHPD responded for an assault at the New Holland Park located at 400 E Jackson St.  Upon arrival Officers were advised by a 13 yr old New Holland male that he had been assaulted by a 17 yr old E Earl male who also took $30 from him.  The victim reported that while at the New Holland Park with friends another group of individuals showed up and began to make comments so the victim began to leave.  The suspect male approached the victim and punched him twice in the face causing his glasses to break.  The suspect then demanded the victim give him his money which was $30.  The victims knows the suspect through a mutual friend.

NHPD has filed charges of Robbery, Simple Assault and Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition against the 17 yr old suspect who will be referred to Lancaster County Juvenile Court.