4 teens arrested in connection to Beaufort armed robbery

BEAUFORT, S.C.(WCIV) - Four teens were arrested in connection to an assault and armed robberyin Beaufort that happened on Friday.

According to the BeaufortCounty Sheriff's Office, 16-year-old Geoni Najee Clark was arrested Wednesdayafternoon and charged with first-degree assault and battery by mob.

Clark's co-defendants, a pairof 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old, were arrested and taken to the Department ofJuvenile Justice in Columbia.They face the same charges, but will be tried in family court.

Deputies say the four teensattacked a 57-year-old man at the Seabrook Mobile Home Park on Sept. 27.

The teens allegedly demandedmoney and then punched and kicked the man repeatedly before stealing his EBTcard and cigarette lighter.