2 arrested for robbing, breaking elderly man’s back inside AC casino
Two men were arrested for robbing and seriously injuring a 76-year-old man inside an Atlantic City casino Saturday.
Atlantic City Police said the 76-year-old man was outside the door to his room at Harrah's when suspects identified as Chester Rose, 56, from Charles City, Va. and Chart Chavalaporan, 53 from Philadelphia pushed the man into the room around 5 a.m. and assaulted him, breaking his back. The pair stole the man's chips, money and cell phone said police.
Police shared surveillance video of the pair with other casinos and they were spotted later in the day at Resorts. Atlantic City Police arrested the men who were both charged with robbery, aggravated assault and conspiracy. They are both being held at the Atlantic City Justice Facility on $100,000 bail each.
Police did not release the name of the victim. They said the co-operation of both casinos was instrumental in locating the men.