Atlantic City man charged in assault and robbery of 74-year-old woman

An Atlantic City man is charged in two violent robberies, including one in which he allegedly beat a 74-year-old woman. Jose R. Rivera, 50, was arrested Tuesday, after an investigation by Detective Sterling Wheaten. Rivera allegedly went into the Maytag Laundromat on South Florida Avenue armed with a screwdriver at about 7:20 a.m. Monday. He then began to punch and kick the elderly woman, and stole her money and cell phone, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.
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Two arrested in Galloway motel robbery, assault

Two men were arrested Sunday, after they allegedly robbed a Galloway motel armed with a rifle and a tire iron. Police were called to the Tri-Way Motel on the White Horse Pike just before 8 a.m., and told that two men in white masks assaulted the owner/manager and stole some items before fleeing the scene, police said. Rohit Surti was treated at the scene for injuries not considered life-threatening. Patrol officers found a suspicious vehicle
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