Police: Teens Threaten Someone With a Knife During Assault in Essex Park

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/29 2014 11:56AM

Updated 08/29 2014 12:04PM

ESSEX, Vt. - Police responded to a report of an armed robbery from a person at a park located in the Pinewood Development on Valleyview Drive in Essex Friday.

Police say Ian Gilbert, 19, of Essex, Vt., threatened an individual with a knife during an assault. The victim, not named by police, was not injured.

Gilbert was arrested and charged with assault and robbery. A 17-year-old female was cited into Juvenile Court in connection with this incident.

Police say the incident was targeted and does not pose a risk to the general public.

The Colchester Police Department assisted with this incident.

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