North Syracuse Village Citizens Aid in Robbery Investigation
Tuesday, July 10, 2012, two Village residents arriving home observed a young male being physically attacked by a couple other young males. The residents hollered at the attackers who fled, went to assist the youth being attacked and called for the North Syracuse Police. Another youth approached the citizens advising them he had also been attacked. When the police arrived in the area they spotted three supects ordered them to stop but they fled on foot and one on a bike. One of the suspect was taken into custody by the Officr while other area agency officers arrived to continue the search. A second suspect was taken into custody. Upon returning to the police department with the two suspects the third suspect turned himself in. The Victims ages, 15 and 17, were transported to the hospital and released after treatment. The suspects, ages 15, 16, qnd 18 ,were arraigned on charges of Robbery, assault, conspiracy, larceny, and the 18 year old was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child .
The timely reporting of this incident by the Village residents and quick response of the Village Police was another example of citizens working in partnership with the police that resulted in the suspects of this crime being identified and arrested.