Teens arrested for aggravated assault
NATCHEZ — Two Natchez teenagers and one juvenile were arrested Monday on charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after they allegedly assaulted a man with a pistol and stole $600 from him.
Ronnie Scott Griffin Jr., 18, 348A State Park Road, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and armed robbery.
Zentrelle Marquis Harris, 18, 309 S. Bluebird Drive, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and armed robbery.
Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield said the arrests stem from an apparent assault and robbery at 12:36 a.m. Friday at Riverwood Manor Apartments.
Griffin and Harris, as well as a juvenile who was arrested and another suspect who has not been arrested, called the victim and asked him to come outside.
“The subjects jumped on him and beat him with a pistol cutting his eye, breaking his nose and cutting his lip,” Mayfield said. “The suspects then took $600 from him and jumped in a vehicle and left the area.”
Mayfield said the investigation is ongoing and that deputies have leads on the fourth suspect involved.
No bond was set for Griffin or Harris as of late Monday.