Police: Man, juvenile try to rob home, stab victims multiple times
VERO BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —
Two people, including an underage boy, are accused of attempting to rob a home, and stabbing two people multiple times.
According to the Vero Beach Police Department, two males broke into a home on 31st Avenue on Monday.
While trying to steal items, a woman approached the would-be thieves, police say. She told officers one of them threatened her with a knife and what she believed was a firearm.
According to police, two other men saw what was going on and attacked the armed thieves. Police say both men were stabbed multiple times during the attack.
The attackers took off, but police said the woman was able to identify one of the attackers.
Police arrested 19-year-old Jorge Lazaro Casales and Christian Barthelemy, who is a minor. Both are charged with home invasion robbery, aggravated battery, ad false imprisonment.