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14-year-old arrested for attack of cyclist in Reading

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Police in Berks County say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy for a brutal attack on a bicyclist.

The attack happened Saturday night in Reading along the Schuylkill River Trail - a popular route for bicyclists.

Investigators say a gang of 10 to 15 juveniles beat and stabbed the cyclist.

The young teen now faces attempted murder, aggravated assault and conspiracy charges.

Police are still looking for the other teens involved.

The cyclist is continuing his recovery from his injuries.

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