Hernandez changes plea to not guilty; faces jury trial

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Updated: 8/25 11:52 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A man accused of being involved in the attack and robbery of a 101-year-old World War 2 veteran will be tried by a jury for his alleged crimes.

Robert Hernandez will face a jury trial beginning October 6, after pleading not guilty to Robbery Against a Person Over the Age of 60. This is a change from his original guilty plea in July.

Hernandez, alongside Jordan Berkhart, allegedly forced their way into James Sorrentino's home, attacking him and ransacking the house. They got away with a watch, a pocketknife and a wallet containing $30.

Burkhart pleaded guilty to the same charge, and will be sentenced September 30.
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Carson Mom - 8/26/2014 5:16 AM
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He needs to be a man, for likely the first time in his life, and take responsibility for his actions.

t bone - 8/26/2014 1:08 AM
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Hernandez is simply avoiding the inevitable. He was there at the victim's home and that's all it takes to be a co-conspirator in this crime. What else was he doing there?
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