Man Indicted For Senior Citizen Assaults

Posted on 8/17/2011

Defendant: Jorge Hernandez

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Jorge Hernandez, age 54, in connection to the August 7, 2011 attacks against two senior citizens who resided at InCare Suites and/or National Church Residences, located at 5861 Roche Drive on the north side of Columbus. Hernandez has been indicted for one count (F-1) Aggravated Burglary and two counts (F-2) Felonious Assault, for a total of three counts. The defendant allegedly smashed his way into the residence lobby, and then brutally beat both victims, ages 81 and 64, with a piece of wood. “Both victims were hospitalized with serious injuries”, O’Brien stated. Arraignment for Hernandez is set for this Friday, August 19th, at 1:30 pm in courtroom 2A at 345 S. High Street.