By Web staff
WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (WDJT) – A relative of Milwaukee General Assembly Chairman Cavalier Johnson has been charged with brutal assault at the Waukesha Public Library.
On Tuesday, November 30, an 87-year-old woman told police that her car had been robbed and stolen when she stopped at the library.
Police tracked down the vehicle and arrested a 14-year-old boy after a foot chase. They later learned that a knife had been used to rob the elderly woman and that she had been sexually assaulted.
The 14-year-old boy is currently in a detention center and authorities are trying to hear the teenager’s case in adult court.
The case has been referred to the district attorney’s office.
Milwaukee General Council Chairman Cavalier Johnson issued the following statement:
“This afternoon, I learned of an incident that occurred in Waukesha County on November 30, where a member of my extended family was charged with a horrific crime. I am very sad and worried about this news.
First of all, my sincere prayers go to the victim and her family. No one has to deal with what she’s going through. I hope and pray for her full healing and recovery.
If what is accused is true, then the accused is absolutely responsible for these acts.
No family deserves to go through what this family and the victim are going through, and I am praying for healing and recovery for all involved.”
Here is a statement from Waukesha Public Schools:
“Our District received a number of inquiries today regarding an incident that occurred at the Waukesha Public Library on November 30, 2021. The Waukesha Police Department notified the District that a vehicle robbery occurred. happened, and due to its proximity, Les Paul Middle School was locked down at 2:21 pm that day. There was no immediate threat to the school environment, and the lockdown was lifted at 2:26 p.m. after police arrested the suspect.
In the following days, we learned that the suspect in the carjacking was a Waukesha high school student who had withdrawn from the Waukesha School District.
We appreciate our working relationship with the Waukesha Police Department, and as this is an off-site police matter, we will be forwarding it to the Police Department for any additional comment on this matter. this topic. ”
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