Teen Charged with Robbery, Assault


A teenager is charged as an adult after a home invasion and robbery in Columbia County.

Police in Bloomsburg said James Hughes, 17, of Berwick went into a home on Ferry Road in Bloomsburg Thursday, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the man who lived there.

Investigators said when the man tried to get away with his baby son Hughes pushed him to the ground. The man managed to get out of the house and go for help.

Hughes was picked up a short time later. He is charged with robbery, aggravated assault and related crimes. He is in jail on $75,000 bail.


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