Three teenagers charged in assault at supermarket

Posted: October 05, 2012

Three teens were charged in the assault and robbery of a 47-year-old man at a Northeast Philadelphia supermarket, the District Attorney's Office said Thursday.

Tomas Eanes, 18; Jose Ruiz, 17; and Kevin Tavarez, 17, were charged with aggravated assault, robbery, conspiracy, and related offenses for the attack Saturday night at the Franklin Mills Pathmark. Ruiz and Taverez were charged as adults.

Video shows a group surrounding the man in the frozen-food aisle and then assaulting him. The victim, who lost $100 to his attackers, suffered a broken nose and cheekbone. - Robert Moran

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