A Brooke County man accused of robbing and beating an elderly couple inside their home pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.
Aaron Harley, 21, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery. The crime happened on May 2, 2011.
According to police, Hartley broke into a Follansbee home and demanded money from the husband and wife, who were both in their 80s. He then proceeded to assault both victims with a firearm.
Hartley was seen leaving the scene by the victim’s neighbor.
He was previously indicted on on five counts before the plea deal was made.
A specific sentencing period was not specified in the deal. Hartley is scheduled to be sentenced November 9.