SHAMOKIN — An 18-year-old homeless man has been charged with assaulting and robbing a juvenile while holding a replica handgun to his head Thursday night in a wooded area behind the Lawton Shroyer Memorial Swimming Pool.

Brandon Hornberger, of Shamokin, who is homeless, was charged by Patrolman Raymond Siko II with three felony counts of robbery, misdemeanors of simple assault, theft by unlawful taking and possessing drug paraphernalia and a summary of harassment.

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