Arrest Made In January Assault
One of three women wanted for allegedly beating a woman and stealing her cell phone in Rockaway Park was arrested last week in connection with the robbery, according to police.
Amanda Trujillo, 19, of 51-49 Almeda Avenue, and two accomplices allegedly jumped out of a Jeep on January 23 at the intersection of Beach 105 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard at about 2:00 p.m., punched the victim in her face several times and then stole her cell phone. The three women then got back into their green Jeep and sped away.
Police arrested Trujillo on February 2 and charged her with second degree robbery. The other two assailants are still at large. She is due back in court on February 17.