4 teens accused of robbing woman outside LC Walmart
Four Las Cruces teenagers, including a 14-year-old boy, tried but were unsuccessful at robbing a woman Monday in the parking lot of a Walmart, police said
It happened in the 500 block if Walton. Police say the teens tried to grab the woman's purse but allegedly fled the scene in a car empty-handed.
The woman was thrown onto the ground and sustained minor injuries. She was treated at a local hospital.
The officers who responded interviewed witnesses and reviewed security camera footage. They were able to obtain a vehicle description and license plate from the video and found it in a nearby neighborhood.
Anthony Malone, Richard Swanson and Jacob Dearo, all 17, and 14-year-old Joel Montoya were arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy