Investigation Nets Arrest on Plainfield Man For Attempted Robbery of a Minor

This article was published on: 08/16/17 5:40 PM by Mike Minarsky

On August 16, 2017 at approximately 10:10 AM, members of the Plainfield Police Department arrested the accused Deontae Alston (Age 18) of 173 Day Street, Brooklyn, CT. The Plainfield Police Department had outstanding arrest warrant for Alston charging him with Criminal Attempt to Robbery, Assault, Breach of Peace and Risk of Injury to a Minor.

On June 12, 2016 at approximately 2:11 PM, members of the Plainfield Police Department were dispatched to a residence located on Lori Drive, Wauregan CT, for a report of an assault on a juvenile. Throughout the investigation, Officers discovered that the juvenile victim, was walking back home from the Plainfield High School, in the area of the baseball fields on Sheppard Hill Road, when he was approached by Alston and a juvenile male who were wearing black masks. The victim stated that the suspects began to assault him and they were yelling at him “where is your wallet? Give me your wallet.” The victim was able to keep his items after struggling with the suspects and received multiple injuries to his head and face. Alston, along with the juvenile suspect, ran back to a vehicle which was operated by an adult female and a juvenile female as a passenger.

On July 20, 2017, two juveniles were arrested as of result of the investigation.

On August 16, 201, Deontae Alston was taken into custody at the Danielson Superior Court, where he was being arraigned for an unrelated arrest. Alston was charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Robbery 3rd Degree, Assault 3rd Degree, Breach Of Peace 2nd Degree and (3 counts) of Risk of Injury to a Minor. Alston was turned over back into custody of the Judicial Marshals pending his arraignment today, August 16, 2017.

This case remains under investigation and more arrests are pending.

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