Not guilty plea entered in case involving mugging
SYDNEY — A man facing charges in connection with a mugging in September has pleaded not guilty and will go to trial April 9.
Joseph Frederick Evong, 27, of Sydney, is charged with robbery, use of a stolen credit card, operating a motor vehicle while impaired and refusing a breathalyser.
A 25-year-old man was mugged for his wallet, money and cellphone on Lorway Avenue, Sydney, in the early morning hours of Sept. 19. Three men and a woman left the scene in either a grey or beige 2000-2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with a dent in the left front fender.
The victim suffered injuries to his face which were not life-threatening.
Regional police arrested three men and a woman in the Prime Brook area later the same day.