2 men arrested in connection to robbery of woman, 85

LAS VEGAS -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said they have arrested two men in connection with the robbery of an elderly woman in March.

According to police, Freddie Romero and Jimmy Betancourt reportedly robbed an 85-year-old woman in a parking lot near Rainbow and Spring Valley on March 21. During the incident, the woman was hurt after being knocked to the ground by the two suspects.

"Detectives would like to thank the public's assistance in this matter," Metro said.

Both men face charges of robbery of a victim over 60, conspiracy to commit robbery, battery resulting in substantial bodily harm with a victim over 60, and battery with the intent to commit robbery.

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