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Second teen arrested in fatal Christmas Eve robbery in the Bronx: police

Man dies days after brutal robbery in the Bronx
Posted at 8:32 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 08:32:14-05

THE BRONX — Police made another arrest in connection to the fatal Christmas Eve robbery of a 60-year-old man in the Bronx.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday afternoon, police said. He faces charges of second-degree murder and gang assault in the first and second-degrees.

Juan Fresnada, died days after the violent robbery along Third Avenue and Boston Road in Morrisania, police said.

Fresnada and his husband, Bayron Caceras, were approached by a group who demanded their property just before 1:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve, authorities said.

When they refused, the suspects punched and kicked the couple and fled with $1, according to police.

Fresnada was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries on Dec. 27.

Police arrested 18-year-old Abu Conteh a week after the incident, police said. He faces gang assault and second-degree murder charges.