Man Charged in Beating, Robbery of Bristol Man

Bristol police have arrested a man in connection with the beating and robbery of a 67-year-old man last month.

Dezsman Robinson, 19, of Hartford, is accused of being involved in the attack just after 10 p.m. on Sept. 1 at Summer and Federal streets.

Officers who responded to the scene to investigate a disturbance learned that several people, described as youths, had beaten the victim and stolen his wallet, police said. How many people were involved was not clear.

Robinson was arrested on a warrant on Friday and charged with first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree, first-degree assault, conspiracy to commit assault in the first degree, second-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit larceny in the second degree and risk of injury to a minor.

He was held on a $ 500,000 cash/surety bond.

Police are still investigating and expect to make more arrests.

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