Teenage Punk Charged for Assaulting, Robbing Elderly Man

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 16-year-old thug out of Akron charged with robbery after he assaulted an elderly man.

It happened in the 600 block of Bertha Avenue around 7:30 Monday night.

The 73-year-old victim was driving his car when he noticed a male walking in the roadway blocking his path.

The victim stopped his car, got out and tried to talk to the suspect. The suspect punched the victim twice in the head, then ripped the victim's shirt pocket and removed $50.00 in cash. The victim had no visible injuries.

Officers signed robbery charges on Chazz M. Gilchrist. No word on his court date at this time.

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