By RICHARD F. BELISLE
Staff Writer, Waynesboro
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The first of five teenage boys to be charged for beating up a classmate on a Waynesboro street Friday afternoon was picked up by police at Waynesboro Area Senior High School Monday and turned over to juvenile authorities, according to Chief Glenn Phenicie of the Waynesboro Police Department.
The youth was charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit assault in the beating of Mark Travitz, 15, of 129 W. Third St., Waynesboro. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Clayton Avenue and Second Street, police said.
Four other boys, one 14, two 15, and one who just turned 18, face similar charges in the incident, Phenicie said. The names of the juveniles will be withheld. The name of the 18-year-old will be released after his arrest, Phenicie said.