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Assault in Citrus Heights leads to arrests for elder abuse, robbery

Garrett Wallace
Garrett Wallace

A man and a woman were arrested Monday on suspicion of robbery, battery with great bodily injury and elder abuse of a man in Citrus Heights.

Citrus Heights police responded about 4:30 p.m. Monday to the area of Sunrise Boulevard and Greenback lane where a 70-year-old man had been assaulted and robbed of his money and other belongings.

He was transported to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, a witness provided descriptions of possible suspects to a patrol officer.

One suspect, Briardy Duran, 20, was taken into custody. Her alleged accomplice, Garett Wallace, 24, was seen running into a nearby apartment complex.

He was found a short time later hiding on an apartment patio.

Wallace and Duran were booked into Sacramento County Jail.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.