Warrant Obtained for Arrest of Second Minor in Watertown Home Invasion

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    NBCConnecticut.com
    Police are have arrested a suspect in the home invasion that injured an 87-year-old Watertown woman earlier this week.

    Police have obtained a warrant and plan to arrest a second minor in connection with the home invasion that injured an 87-year-old woman in Watertown.

    Police said the second minor is a 17-year-old who they believe to be currently out of state. They expect to charge him with first-degree kidnapping with a firearm, second-degree assault of an elderly person, home invasion, fifth-degree larceny, breach of peace, credit card theft, second-degree threatening and first-degree reckless endangerment.

    The first juvenile suspect was arrested Friday, Oct. 25 and charged with with first-degree kidnapping with a firearm, second-degree assault of an elderly person, home invasion, fifth-degree larceny, breach of peace, credit card theft, second-degree threatening and first-degree reckless endangerment.

    The home invasion happened just after 9 a.m Wednesday when two men invaded Alma York's home in the 600 block of Sunnyside Avenue. Police said the suspects pistol whipped her and tore out one of her earrings before burglarizing the house.

    Authorities said the first suspect had a gun during the home invasion and admitted his involvement to police. Investigators have determined the crime to be a random act of violence and a "crime of opportunity." He is being held at a juvenile detention facility while awaiting his court date.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Watertown police at 860-945-5214.