Three Meriden men are facing criminal charges in connection with an alleged assault at a South Windsor auto shop that sent two local men to the hospital last month.
South Windsor police issued an arrest warrent on the following men:
Luis Ruiz, 20, of 200 Crown St., Meriden, Francisco Ruiz, 24, of 200 Crown St., Meriden and Jose Ramos, 40, of 292 Cook Ave., Meriden.
Luis Ruiz was charged with robbery in the first degree, assault in the second degree and larceny in the sixth degree. He was held on $75,000 surety bond and was presented at Manchester Superior Court on Wednesday Feb. 6.
Francisco Ruiz was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree and breach of peace. He was held on $10,000 surety bond and was presented at Manchester Superior Court on Wednesday Feb. 6.
Ramos was charged with assault in the first degree, robbery in the first degree, stealing a firearm, unlawful restraint in the first degree, threatening in the second degree, and larceny in the sixth degree. He was held on $400,000 surety bond and will be presented at Manchester Superior Court on Thursday Feb. 7.
Last month, police arrested Nathaniel "Nate" Chambers, 27, of Meriden, for his alleged role in the assault and robbery at Forced Induction Motorsports.
The attacks on auto shop owner Robert Lareau, 28, of Enfield, and employee Ryan Kelleher, 21, of Windsor, resulted in “skull fractures, bleeding of the brain and other serious injuries” to both victims, police said in the arrest warrant application.