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.