R.P.D. Press Release- On 04/10/12 at about 8:50 pm Ceriale attacked a 16 year old boy who was walking in front of the apartments at 354 Van Giesen. During the physical altercation Ceriale removed the boy's backpack, then walked away east on Van Giesen. A witness called 911 and Richland PD Officers responded. Ceriale was contacted a few minutes after the call walking on George Washington Way with the backpack. Ceriale was arrested for Robbery and booked into the Benton County Jail. The victim suffered only minor scrapes and bruises and his backpack was returned to him.
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