Four Charged in Assault of Elderly Man

By KBJR News 1

Four Charged in Assault of Elderly Man

March 14, 2013 Updated Mar 14, 2013 at 2:49 PM CST

Virginia, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Four men have been charged with aggravated robbery after they allegedly beat up and robbed an elderly man in Virginia.

19-year-old Jeffrey Michael Boney, Jr, 24-year-old Dustin Corby Harper, 18-year-old Victor Pendleton Rock and 26-year-old Scott Raymond Earl Villebrun have all been charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery.

The incident happened in the parking lot of Frandsen Bank Tuesday afternoon.

According to the criminal complaint, the 79-year-old victim was attacked in the parking lot while returning to his vehicle. He stated that he was knocked to the ground and punched in the face. $350 was also taken from the victim.

The victim was later transported to a medical facility in Duluth due to bleeding on his brain.

The criminal complaint states that all four suspects admitted that there was a discussion of a robbery prior to it occurring.

If found guilty of the charges, they could all face a maximum of 20 years in prison.

Their next court appearance is scheduled for March 18.

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