Sunday, 13 Jun 2021

Man assaults elderly woman during yard sale robbery, Westminster police say; suspect arrested – The Denver Post

WESTMINSTER — Police in Westminster arrested a man who they say robbed an elderly couple and then dragged and injured an elderly woman with his truck as he tried to get away.

Armando Valdez Gonzales, 50, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of aggravated robbery, first-degree assault of an at-risk person, and theft.

It happened around 9 a.m. Saturday in the 4700 block of West 102nd Avenue.

Police said the couple, who are in their mid-seventies, were having a yard sale when the woman noticed someone had stolen their bag of money.

The woman confronted the suspect who got into his truck, but the woman reached inside the truck as it pulled away. She was dragged a short distance and fell off the truck, losing consciousness, according to Westminster police.

Read the full story at thedenverchannel.com.

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