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GI man arrested, 3 juveniles detained for assault and robbery

Abraham Gonzalez arrested following robbery/assault over the weekend in Grand Island.
Abraham Gonzalez arrested following robbery/assault over the weekend in Grand Island.(Hall County Department of Corrections)
Published: Jun. 1, 2021 at 12:25 PM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man was arrested and three teens were placed in juvenile detention centers after police said they assaulted a man then stole his vehicle.

According to police, the incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday morning near S Eddy Street and W Fonner Park Road.

Police said the victim met 21-year-old Abraham Gonzalez along with three juvenile males to purchase an item. Instead Gonzalez and the boys physically assaulted the victim, stole $40 and took the victim’s Chevy Silverado pickup.

Police said neighbors in the area heard the commotion and called police. GIPD was able to track down Gonzalez and the other three within a short time.

Gonzalez was arrested for robbery and contributing to delinquency of a minor- three offenses.

Two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old were cited for robbery and minor drug charges.

The victim did not need medical attention.

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