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September 6, 2016

press release/Assault/16D303520/ Sharon-- added victim information

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:16D303520

TROOPER: S. Wood                                        

STATION:  Royalton                   

CONTACT#: (802) 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 09/05/2016 early morning hours

LOCATION: Route 132, Sharon

VIOLATION: Simple assault

 

Victim:  Camden Murphy

Age: 19

CITY, STATE OF RECIDECNCE: Sharon, VT

 

ACCUSED: Jenna Townshend                                                                    

AGE: 21

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bethel, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 09/05/2016 in the early morning the Vermont State Police received  report that there was an assault in Sharon at a residence.  Upon arrival the suspect, Jenna Townshend, had left the scene.  An investigation lead to Townshend being located on 09/06/2016.  Townshend was cited to appear at Windsor Country Superior court for simple assault.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 10/11/2016            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court