One Teen Charged With Aggravated Assault, Another With Filing False Report
The following items were offenses recently reported by the Hinsdale Police Department.
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Aggravated assault—A 14-year-old male juvenile from Hinsdale was charged with aggravated assault after he threatened his 61-year-old father during an argument in the 300 block of East 9th Street by pointing a bow in the victim’s direction at 4:58 p.m. April 24, according to the Hinsdale Police Department.
Deputy Chief Mark Wodka said the suspect was not holding any arrows during the dispute and no physical contact was made.
The charge was assault, according to Wodka, because the suspect “implied the threat” of violence against the victim, and it was aggravated because of the presence of a weapon.
The suspect was charged and released to a parent.
Underage drinking, disorderly conduct—Hunter J. Coleman, of 5720 Giddings Ave. in Hinsdale, was charged with underage drinking and disorderly conduct after he was found to be under the influence while laying in a front yard in the 200 block of Bonnie Brae at 9:56 p.m. April 24 and then allegedly filed a false police report claiming he had been punched in the face earlier in the night.
According to Wodka, a witness requested an ambulance for Coleman, who refused medical attention. Police responded to process Coleman for underage drinking, and during that process, the 18-year-old told police he was punched by a known suspect.
Police investigated the claim and established evidence supporting the conclusion that Coleman had reported false information.
“Physical evidence discovered did not corroborate any injuries indicating he had been a victim of battery,” Wodka said in an email.
Wodka said Coleman is a known acquaintance of Salvatore Pratto, who was charged on April 24 with filing a similar false battery report against a known suspect.
Coleman was charged with disorderly conduct on April 27 and was released on bond. He was charged with violating a local ordinance for underage drinking on April 24.
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