Teen charged in 2 incidents of throwing brick at cars, one nearly killing 2-year-old
DETROIT (WJBK) - The teen who turned himself in Monday for throwing a brick at a car and nearly killing a 2-year-old girl has been charged in two separate incidents.
The 17-year-old male was charged for two incidents occurring within a few hours of one another.
On May 24, police say the suspect threw a large brick a Detroit woman's car around 11:35 p.m. on the Chrysler Freeway.
He was charged with assault with intent to create great bodily harm less than murder, felonious assault, throwing objects at trains/cars causing property damage and malicious destruction of property more than $200 and less than $1,000.
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FOX 2 reported that on May 25, a suspect smashed a brick into a car, striking her 2-year-old granddaughter in the head. This took place again on Chrysler Freeway later in the early morning around 12:40 a.m.
The little girl, Robyn Rivers, suffered a fractured skull. She underwent surgery and spent several days in the hospital after the assault.
The suspect was charged with another set of the same charges: assault with intent to create great bodily harm less than murder, felonious assault, throwing objects at trains/cars causing property damage and malicious destruction of property more than $200 and less than $1,000.
His pretrial is set for 8:30 a.m. on Friday before Judge Virgil Smith in the Lincoln Hall of Justice.
He's currently in police custody at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility.