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Cops: Bridgeport Man, Teens Kidnapped And Beat Homeless Man

A Bridgeport man was charged, along with three teens, with kidnapping and beating a homeless man, according to the Connecticut Post.
A Bridgeport man was charged, along with three teens, with kidnapping and beating a homeless man, according to the Connecticut Post. Photo Credit: Daily Voice File photo

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Police charged a Bridgeport man and three teens with kidnapping a homeless person and beating him with a baseball bat on Thursday, according to the Connecticut Post.

Police told the Connecticut Post that 31-year-old William McNeil, along with two teenage boys and a teenage girl, drove up to Washington Park and grabbed a 34-year-old homeless man. They dragged him into their SUV and drove off, the Connecticut Post reported.

Witnesses called police, who caught up with the car on Noble Avenue, according to the Connecticut Post. The man was sobbing and bleeding from a wound, and was taken to the hospital, according to the Connecticut Post.

McNeil was charged with second-degree kidnapping, unlawful restrain and risk of injury to a child, the Connecticut Post reported. He was held on a $250,000 bond. The teens were turned over to state juvenile authorities, according to the Connecticut Post.

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