HEY, SHARPTON: Five Charged With Attacking 77-Year Old Man, But It’s Not a Hate Crime

Published on August 14, 2013

Four juveniles and a 19-year old have been charged with attacking a 77-year old man Monday night and chasing him into Navy Boulevard.

The incident happened just after 9 p.m. near 400 North Navy Boulevard. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of teenagers chasing a man with a stick. Deputies arrived to observe several teens fleeing the scene.

According to witnesses, the juveniles approached the victim and chased the 77-year old into Navy Boulevard, hitting him several times with the stick and causing minor injuries. The victim declined medical treatment.

Arrested were Shaknee Golay, 19; Alicia Wilson, 15; Keyon Black, 16; Javontae Wilson, 13; and Demtirus Wilson, 12. Each was charged with aggravated assault on a person over 65 years of age.  Black, Javontae Wilson and Demtirus Wilson were also charged with aggravated battery on a person over 65 years of age.

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