Harrisburg man charged with beating up juvenile; stealing his cell phone

Jikorey Brantley

PENBROOK, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — At approximately 11:30 a.m., the Penbrook Police responded to the 2300 block of Canby Street for a reported robbery.  A juvenile male was physically assaulted and his cellphone was stolen during the assault.

As a result of the investigation, Jikorey Brantley, 18, of Harrisburg City was charged with Robbery and simple assault.

Police the assault was not a random act.  The victim was targeted due to a prior disagreement.