During the investigation it was alleged by the juvenile victim and witness that 19 year old Ryan Matthew Wood of Holloway Drive in Plymouth approached the vehicle the juveniles were sitting in and opened the passenger side door. Wood then allegedly struck one of the male juveniles in the face with his fist causing injuries.
Ryan Wood was located later on in the evening and confessed to the battery. He was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for battery resulting in bodily injury and given a court date of April 22nd for his initial hearing.
Readers are reminded that charging information supported by and affidavit of probable cause is a mere allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceeding and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.