Vermilion

May 24, 2013 8:02 PM

Two elderly women robbed at gunpoint; suspects caught

Three arrests, including a juvenile, have been made in connection with the early morning armed robbery of two elderly women.

Vermilion Parish deputies say just after 11:00 am, a call came in regarding an armed robbery at a home off Andrus Road near Maurice.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon says the three suspects approached the residence, turned off the master breaker, and forced their way into the home while holding the two women at gun point. The women were not physically injured.

Deputies say a witness in the neighborhood helped officers find the suspects, and detectives say they confessed to the crime.

Kearson Robertson and Byron Perrodin of Maurice have been charged with one count of Armed Robbery & one count of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile.

A juvenile has also been arrested, charged with one count of Armed Robbery and will be booked into a Juvenile facility.

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