Roswell teen and sister attacked outside their family home

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Roswell teen and his sister are recovering after what they describe as a brutal attack outside their family’s home.

An incident report obtained by Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik said the incident happened Tuesday night on Loblolly Lane in Roswell.

“We heard we heard a knock on the door,” said the teen’s sister, who asked Petchenik not to identify her.  “So I answered the door. And this person claimed to be one of my brother’s friends.”

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She said her brother recognized the teen as a classmate from Roswell high school, but he didn’t want to meet with him outside.

“I waited at the door with my hand still closing the door because I was scared. I wasn’t know. I didn’t know what’s gonna happen.”

That’s when she told Petchenik the teen pushed his way into the house and dragged her brother outside to a large group of awaiting teens, some carrying metal objects.


“He kept getting back up to defend himself and to defend myself,” she said.  “I was like, ‘What are you doing here? How do you we know you?’ and he punched me across the face,” she said.

The woman said her mother called police from inside the house and hid their younger siblings under a bookshelf.

“We were trying to get them away from the front door because we were scared they are going to harm my mother, or my six or four-year-old sister. So we were very scared.”

She told Petchenik her brother was not a troublemaker and is on the football team at Roswell High School, and she believed the group was targeting him over a disagreement that happened at school.

Police told Petchenik they are still trying to identify the suspects.

“I just I cannot believe that this happened to our home,” she said.  “You know all of my loved ones are there and I just feel like I should I believe that they should get time for this. So I just I hope that these kids get caught and that we can get justice for what happened.”

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