PE Woman Is Beaten, Two Juveniles Charged

Published 4:20 pm Tuesday, February 5, 2013

PRINCE EDWARD – According to a press release from the Prince Edward County Sheriff Wesley Reed, the Prince Edward Sheriff's Office and Farmville Police Department were called to Ford Street, located in Prince Edward County, to investigate missing items Tuesday, January 29. Upon arrival, a 55-year-old female was discovered to have been “brutally beaten.” The victim was transported to Centra Southside Hospital and then later to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of her injuries, the release cited.

“Prince Edward County investigators investigated the incident and found that robbery was the motive; during the course of the investigation, two juveniles were arrested in connection with the incident,” the press release stated.

According to the press release, they were both charged with robbery and malicious wounding; one is being held in the W.W. Moore Detention Center in Danville, the other at Piedmont Regional Detention Center in Farmville.

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