Berks County Jury Finds Reading Man Not Guilty of Robbery and Aggravated Assault

In the matter of Commonwealth vs. Keiter, a Reading jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all charges. Mr. Keiter was charged with Robbery, Aggravated Assault and related offenses stemming from an alleged robbery and beating which took place inside a Reading home notorious for narcotics distribution. The alleged victim testified at length as to the nature and manner of assault and the property stolen during the robbery. The jury returned it’s verdict several hours after convening to deliberate, finding the alleged victims testimony to lack the necessary credibility to sustain conviction. Commonwealth vs. Matthew Keiter: Berks County Court of Common Pleas