Teens accused of beating, robbing elderly shopkeeper

ACCUSED: Tyrone Neely (right) and his juvenile co-accused head to court

NASSAU-Police have arrested two teens who they say almost killed a 93-year-old man when they attacked him with a hammer during a robbery that netted $500.
Tyrone Neely, 18, and a 16-year-old are accused of attempting to murder Wilfred Beneby during an armed robbery at his shop on Lincoln Boulevard on January 28.
The teens did not enter pleas to the charges when they appeared before Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evanson Friday and have been denied bail.
They return to court on April 29.
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