15-year-old arrested in connection with bar assault, robbery

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CLEVELAND  – A 15-year-old boy is now in custody after police arrested him in connection with the assault of a woman and robbery at a local Cleveland bar.

The boy is in custody at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center and is being held on charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault, kidnapping and gross sexual imposition.

The boy had entered the bar, The Closing Room, on Thursday while the woman was opening the business. He held a weapon to her head, demanded money and violated her.

He also stole her car after taking her keys.

Watch Kevin Freeman’s original report below: