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10-year-old, 16-year-old Charged With Assaulting a Cleveland Heights Man

The 58-year-old was walking home from the grocery store when he said the boys spit on him and punched him.

A 58-year-old Cleveland Heights man said two kids assaulted him on the 1100 block of Cleveland Heights Boulevard as he was walking home from the grocery store.

The man said that the children — a 10-year-old and a 16-year-old from Cleveland Heights — came up from behind him. The younger boy spit on him, he said, and the older boy pushed him from behind and punched him several times. The man was able to fight off the kids with his grocery bags. responded and arrested the two suspects, who were charged with simple assault.

Reports compiled from information and call logs from the Cleveland Heights Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate conviction.

John O'Rielly May 23, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Simple assault? CHPD is more punitive on expired parking metres. Pathetic!!!
Nathaniel Brooks June 22, 2012 at 05:56 PM
Those guys out in Cincinnati who wanted to blow up that bridge they were black too? Oh no wait, they were white. Wonder bread, working hard since 1923. I'm just saying. What do you think is more rude, as you like to put it, accosting a man, or destroying a bridge while your fellow citizens are on it? Two wrongs do not make a right, but one clearly has a more heinous intent. Let us take a look through the annals of history, we all know who has earned the title "The Crazies".

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