ROBBERS CAUGHT: Delivery Man Beaten

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Des Moines police say they’ve arrested two teens, accused of robbing and beating a pizza delivery man Thursday.  Now they’re trying to figure out of the two are responsible for a similar robbery last month.

"These guys were just beating him for no reason from what I saw." says witness Heather Parson,  "They were kicking him and hitting him and he tried to stand up a couple times they just literally beat him to a pulp."

Witnesses say they saw the deliveryman go to a vacant house on Goddard Court where he was attacked and robbed.  The pizza man says the teens demanded money so he handed over 30-dollars, explaining that is all he is allowed to carry after another deliveryman was attacked last month.  Then, he says, one of the teens said the unexpected---that he committed that robbery too. "He claims to be involved in another pizza delivery robbery which detectives are trying to follow up to determine of that is really the case." says Des Moines Police Sergeant Chris Scott.

Des Moines police didn’t have any trouble catching the teens. One dropped his cell phone, that included his picture and name.  Both are charged with felony robbery and willful injury.


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