BURLESON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Police have arrested two women who allegedly tased a 71-year-old woman and stole her purse in front of the victim’s 5-year-old grandchild.
A man is also in custody, who police said helped the women carry out the crime.READ MORE: Former Patients Fight For Stronger Laws After North Texas Doctor Accused Of Assault Walks Free
The department announced the arrests on Facebook on Friday, more than a week after the Nov. 27 robbery.
Traci Cahill and Nakayla Wright, of Fort Worth, were taken into custody Thursday, while Jason Simmons, of Arlington, was taken into custody Friday, police said. They were all charged with aggravated robbery and credit card/debit card abuse of the elderly.READ MORE: 25% Of Parents Don't Plan On Getting Children Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Kaiser Family Foundation Study Finds
During the investigation, police learned the suspects used the victim’s credit cards at stores in Arlington and Mansfield after the robbery.
Police were able to view surveillance images of all three suspects.MORE NEWS: North Texan Experiencing 'Sleepless Nights' Over Parents In India During COVID-19 Surge