What do I have to do to bring these criminals to justice if I can’t get any help from the locals?

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What do I have to do to bring these criminals to justice if I can’t get any help from the locals?

I am a 58 year old male who was assaulted at my home over a month ago by 3 people after I was texted to answer the door. I was left bloody on the floor after a brutal beating w/ now permanent scars to my face. The police that arrived after the incident said there would be warrants issued for the three people and would keep me informed. I have not received any word from the police to date. I called several times with a promise to return my call…that never happened. And I am now being bothered by these people again, thinking they got away with it. I should note these people are a homeless mother 49, her hoodlum son and his friend, both under 18.

Asked on July 25, 2013 under Personal Injury, Pennsylvania

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Suing these people for assault is not going to do you any good if they are penniless.  However, you should be able to get a restraining order to keep them away from you.  Then if they come around, they will be in violation of the restraining order, and you can get them arrested for that.


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