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Two charged in Schenectady attack

Two charged in Schenectady attack

An attack with a skateboard has resulted in the arrest of two men on robbery charges, authorities sa

An attack with a skateboard has resulted in the arrest of two men on robbery charges, authorities said.

Thomas A. Brown, 30, of State Street, faces one count of first-degree robbery, a felony. He was arrested Thursday. Also charged was Joshua A. Vasquez, 20, of Front Street. Vasquez was arrested Aug. 8.

Brown and Vasquez are accused of hitting the victim with a skateboard Aug. 2 near the basketball courts at Riverside Park. They then are accused of taking the victim’s wallet, cellphone and a payroll check, according to papers filed in court.

The victim suffered a head injury in the attack.

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