Charges Filed In Alleged Assault By Teens Against Raccoon Mountain Bicyclist
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Charges have been filed against two juveniles who allegedly assaulted a biker on Raccoon Mountain.
Anders Swanson said he was riding in a portion of Marion County on Raccoon Mountain on Jan. 11 when teens ages 14 and 16 in a pickup truck began harassing him. He said they buzzed him and then blew an airhorn at him. He said the pair then accosted him in a parking lot and one of them maced him.
Marion County Sheriff Ronnie "Bo" Burnett said the 16-year-old was charged with assault by pepper spray, operating a vehicle not equipped with a horn in good working condition and violation of the 3-foot-law between car and bike.
The 14-year-old faces charges of blowing an air horn and making an unnecessary and unreasonable loud or harsh sound
Their court date is March 13.