HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Henry Reyes Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
(256) 427-7001 (256) 427-7043
Special Operations North Precinct West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5461 (256) 213-4503
Four Juveniles Charged In Homeless Attacks
Huntsville, Alabama (June 29, 2007) Four Juveniles have been arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Robbery in connection with assaults on a homeless camp. Huntsville Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said the juveniles, all males, have been booked into the Neaves Davis Center for Children. They are 11, 12, 13 and 14-years-old.
Johnson said there were two separate attacks. The first incident occurred on June 20th under I-565 near Hall Street. The second attack occurred June 25th. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected. Johnson added that Huntsville Police continue to work with homeless advocates to provide the appropriate resources to prevent such incidents in the future.