Two NJ Men Charged Over Bogus Hockey Ticket Attack
Authorities say two northern New Jersey men attacked a teenager they mistakenly believed had sold them fake tickets to an NHL playoff game.
Englewood police tell NJ.com that Robert Brancaccio of Hillsdale and Raymond Sorg of Ridgefield Park face aggravated assault charges stemming from Saturday night’s attack. The 17-year-old victim, who was headed to work when he was attacked, suffered a shoulder injury.
Authorities say the two men had bought four tickets online for $640. But when they tried to enter the arena, they were told their tickets were fraudulent.
When they discovered the same seller, 41-year-old Troy Harrell of the Bronx, hawking more tickets, they arranged another meeting to confront him. But they mistakenly attacked the innocent teen.
Harell faces multiple counts of theft by deception.
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