Milford Police Arrest 3 Suspects in Robbery of Bicyclist

Milford police have arrested three people accused of badly injuring a bicyclist in September and stealing $3,000 from him.

Police said the victim was riding his bicycle on the one-way section of Buckingham Avenue near New Haven around 2 a.m. on Sept. 27 when people in a motor vehicle pulled up, knocked him off his bike and stole personal items and $3,000 cash. The victim was seriously injured and was hospitalized.

On Oct. 9, a Milford police officer stopped a vehicle believed to be connected with the robbery and three people were later arrested.

Jacob Marrero, 19, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with robbery in the first degree, assault in the first degree, larceny in the second degree and conspiracy to commit robbery in the second degree. He was released on a promise to appear and is expected in court in Milford on Jan. 2.

Carlos Marrero, 25, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Oct. 15 and charged with robbery in the second degree, assault in the second degree, larceny in the second degree, criminal mischief in the third degree and driving the wrong way on a one-way highway. He is due back in court on Dec. 12.

The third person police arrested was a juvenile.

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