Allentown
59° F
Clear
Clear

Man who damaged SUV with rock found hiding in backyard, police say

By Len Righi, WFMZ.com Reporter
Published On: Sep 09 2013 01:50:46 PM CDT
EASTON, Pa. -

A man who damaged an SUV with a rock was found hiding in a backyard after a foot chase, officials said.

Tamir Ennis was taken into custody Sunday night in the backyard of a home at 1326 Lehigh St., Easton, where police found him lying on the ground, officials said.

Ennis had a pair of silver brass knuckles with skulls engraved on them when he was arrested, officials noted.

Police caught up with Ennis about three-tenths of a mile away from the unit block of South Raspberry Street, where John Communale reported that someone among a group of four men threw a a piece of concrete through the windshield of his parked 2004 Jeep Liberty at about 11:10 p.m., officials said.

Ennis, 18, of 1224 Lehigh St., Easton, was arraigned early Monday morning on charges of carrying a prohibited weapon and prowling and loitering and committed to the Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 10 a.m. Sept. 18.