RAYNHAM (CBS) — A man and a woman are accused of breaking into a house and robbing the man inside at gunpoint last week. Derek Martin, 32, of Fall River, and Jessica Toomey, 31, also of Fall River, were arrested Friday.
Officers responded to Tearall Road around 2 p.m. on New Year’s Day. According to police, the pair assaulted the homeowner, Martin pistol-whipped his face, and they took cash and a cell phone.READ MORE: 3 Boston Police Officers, City Sued For Alleged Excessive Force On 4 Protesters In May 2020 Riot
Both had been to the man’s house before and it doesn’t appear the crime was random.READ MORE: Massachusetts Gas Prices Rise To Nearly $3 A Gallon; 'Likely To Push More Expensive'
Martin and Toomey were charged with armed home invasion, witness intimidation, and threatening to commit a crime. They will be arraigned Monday.MORE NEWS: Girl Scouts Have Millions Of Unsold Cookies This Year
Police said the victim’s face was cut up but he refused medical treatment.