Man Arrested After Throwing Brick at 7-Eleven Employee

Raymond RodriguezRaymond Rodriguez (Image via West Chester Police Department)

WEST CHESTER, PA — West Chester Police have arrested an Alabama man on Aggravated Assault and related charges.

Authorities state that on Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at approximately 3:45 pm, officers were dispatched to the 100 Block of S. High St for a disturbance. Shortly thereafter officers made contact with two subjects. One subject was identified as Raymond Rodriguez. Rodriguez, a 19-year-old white Hispanic male from Alabama, who was being chased by an employee of the 7-Eleven after a retail theft. During the course of this chase, Rodriguez threw a brick in the direction of the employee.

Rodriguez was charged with the following offenses:

  • Aggravated Assault (1 count)
  • Simple Assault (1 count )
  • Retail theft (1 count)

He was later transported to Chester County Prison. A preliminary hearing is pending.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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