New Britain police have arrested two people accused of attacking a Domino’s delivery driver on New Year’s Eve.
Police said a patrol officer found the bleeding victim in the area of North Street and Erwin Place. The 38-year-old man told police four people attacked him while he was delivering pizza, and stole the food and his cash and cell phone. The victim had serious injuries to his eye and nose.
Investigators identified 18-year-old Carlos Irving Matias as one of the suspects, and a 17-year-old girl.
Matias was located in his Springfield, Massachusetts, and returned to Connecticut. On Thursday he was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, conspiracy to commit assault, larceny, and conspiracy to commit larceny. He was held on a $200,000 bond.
The juvenile suspect was arrested on January 8 and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit larceny.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact New Britain police at 860-826-3141.