Four Teens Assault Elderly Woman
POSTED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 7:28pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 7:33pm
Las Cruces- Las Cruces Police have arrested four teens who allegedly attempted to rob an elderly woman in a Wal-Mart parking lot on 571 Walton. The elderly woman was thrown to the ground while the four teens allegedly tried to snatch her purse. The juveniles were unsuccessful and drove off. The elderly woman sustained non life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Las Cruces Police were able to quickly arrive on scene and interview witnesses and review security camera footage. Officers obtained a vehicle description and license plate from the video. Officers arrested and charged the teens and booked then into the Dona Ana Detention Center.