Monday, March 8, 2021
Monday, March 8, 2021

Attacker of man with cerebral palsy on the run from West Chester

Get Your Content. Daily.

Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

West Chester, Pa. (YC) – 29-year-old Barry Baker of Georgetown is on the run after posting $2,500.00 bail on May 22, 2017. 

Baker is accused of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct following an attack captured on security cameras where Baker sucker punched a man with cerebral palsy outside a convenience store.

It happened outside the 7-Eleven at 200 South High Street in West Chester around 2:30 a.m. back on May 10.

“This defendant is a bully. Every decent citizen should be outraged by the defendant’s conduct,” said Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan in a news release regarding the convenient store attack. “The victim is to be commended for keeping his cool and notifying the police.”

- Advertisement -

Chester County Judge Matthew W. Simcox increased Baker’s bail to $500,000.00 cash as a result to his failure to appear in court. Furthermore, the United States Marshalls are on the hunt for Baker. Anyone with information regarding Baker’s whereabouts are urged to contact the U.S. Marshal’s Tipline at 866-865-8477. There is a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to his arrest. 

Among his past crimes? Robbing veterans’ cemeteries.

Baker has been in and out of jail, and is on probation for a 2009 theft case.

In 2007, he pleaded guilty and served time for selling flag holders from veterans’ grave-sites to a scrap-metal company.

- Advertisement -

Protect Independent Journalism

Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom registered in Pennsylvania [Entity No.: 6690403] that produces nonpartisan, evidence-based journalism to expose injustice, corruption and wrongdoing.

Spearheading the news revolution for Americans across the nation, Your Content has brought a voice to those the media failed to acknowledge.

This story you’ve just finished was funded by our readers and we hope it inspires you to make a gift to Your Content so that we can publish more reports like this one that holds people in power to account and produces real change.

Your donation will help us ensure that we can continue this critical work. We are busier than ever covering stories you won’t see anywhere else.

USA
29,698,246
confirmed cases
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
united states
537,854
deaths
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
united states
8,823,268
active
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
united states
20,337,124
recovered
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
World
117,536,651
confirmed cases
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
world
2,606,996
deaths
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
world
21,907,506
active
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am
world
93,022,149
recovered
Updated on March 8, 2021 10:21 am

Related Articles