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Two men arrested following robbery of elderly woman

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Two men arrested following robbery of elderly woman

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Apr 28, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police have arrested two suspects for allegedly robbing an elderly woman outside a local bank.

It happened on March 21 at the Wells Fargo Branch near Rainbow and Flamingo.

Freddie Romero and Jimmy Betancourt were arrested for their involvement in the robbery. Both men face several charges of robbery and battery.

85-year-old Sonia Kidd was severely injured during the robbery. She said the suspects grabbed her purse and pushed her to the ground, causing her to break her arm.

Surveillance photos of the two suspects helped police identify the men, and detectives thanked the public for their assistance.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.