Two charged in assault on park security officer

Two city teens — ages 15 and 17 — will be petitioned into juvenile court on charges ranging from simple assault to disorderly conduct following an attack last week on a security guard at Flanigan Park located at Little League Boulevard and Walnut Street, city police said Wednesday morning.

The security guard was knocked to the ground after he was struck in the head with a basketball on Aug. 25, police said.

The guard sought his own medical attention, police said.


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