The documents indicated the victim in the case, Dustyn
Murrain, was lured to the shed earlier this month by a girl and
then attacked by the other teens.
When Murrain, 15, asked what they wanted, the four told him
money and a skateboard, the documents showed. They allowed him
to leave to get the money and skateboard, but he fled instead to
a nearby auto shop, where employees called police.
Jenna Montgomery and Blue Kalmbach, both 15, and Jess Taylor,
17, were charged on Wednesday with assault, kidnapping,
conspiracy to commit kidnapping and robbery in connection with
the February 10 incident, authorities said. They were being held
on nearly $3 million bail each.
The three will be tried as adults, while a 14-year-old boy also
accused in the case is being charged in juvenile court.
Montgomery told police she was used as "bait" to lure Murrain to
Although some reports have said the swastika indicated the four
teens were white supremacists, Portland Police Bureau Sergeant
Pete Simpson said on Friday that does not appear to be the case,
although he did not elaborate.
"We are continuing to work with the victim and his family to
make sure that his recovery goes smoothly," Simpson said.
(Editing by Cynthia Johnston and Gunna Dickson)
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