Helper mauls teen

July 04, 2019

POLICE arrested a 41-year-old helper who was accused of beating up a 15-year-old boy and even threatened to kill him Wednesday evening in Valenzuela City.

Erwin Tan, of 123 Atis St., Antonio Subdivision, Bgy. Dalandanan was arrested in a follow-up operation conducted by barangay watchmen and Valenzuela Police Community Precinct (PCP) 6 following a complaint filed by parents of the victim.

In a report received by Valenzuela police chief P/Col. Carlito Gaces, the victim was riding his bicycle on his way home at around 9 p.m., when he passed by a group of men who were having a drinking session at the back of shoe factory along Atis St.

The suspect, who was already under the influence of liquor  for no apparent reason approached the victim and pushed him into the canal.