Teen charged after attack on family celebrating Fourth of July on riverfront

A teen was arrested and charged after police say he attacked a family out on the riverfront having fun with their Fourth of July vacation.

It occurred round 8:15 p.m. within the 200 block of Riverside Drive.

A witness to the incident instructed police he was up on a hill when he noticed a 15-year-old boy throw fireworks right into a crowd of folks. The group was made up of at the least two adults and a number of other youngsters, police famous in their report.

The firework hit a person within the group and he went to confront the teenager. That’s when the suspect reportedly started to assault the sufferer. He allegedly hit the sufferer a number of occasions within the face earlier than three different suspects joined in.

The girl that was with the sufferer instructed police that two members of the group then turned on her. She claimed she was additionally punched in regards to the face and physique a number of occasions.

The youngsters weren’t harm.

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