Man ordered to trial in attempted robbery of Reading girl, 8
A man accused of trying to rob an 8-year-old girl at knife-point in Reading is heading to trial.
Jackenzy Pierre waived his preliminary hearing Friday.
Pierre tried to hold up a little girl near a deli on North 10th Street on Aug. 13, police said. The girl got away.
Pierre's mother said her son barely speaks English. She said her son is innocent.
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