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Teenager faces charges after hitting man with wrench in Zarya residential area

14:22 | 24.03.2016 | Crime

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Penza, 24 March 2016. PenzaNews. A 17-year-old teenager has been charged of intended grievous bodily harm after assaulting a man in the Zarya residential area of Penza in the evening of March 11.

Teenager faces charges after hitting man with wrench in Zarya residential area

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“According to investigation, the young man together with two friends was riding in a car towards a store located in Zarya for liquor at around 22.00. After arriving to the store, the friends of the accused got in an argument with three other men, followed by a fight outdoors. After seeing the fight, the teenager grabbed a metal wrench and hit a 26-year-old man in the head at least once,” Lyudmila Fomina, senior assistant of the head of the regional Investigative Committee for media relations, told PenzaNews.

The culprit and his friends escaped the premises shortly after, she pointed out.

“The wrench in question was found in the car that belongs to the accused, and was seized by the investigators and entered into the case file,” she explained.

The accused will be detained before the trial in the nearest future, Lyudmila Fomina added.

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