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Pair Arrested in Violent Robbery of Miami Beach Tourist

Jonathan Peters, 37, and Tuesday Grillo, 29, were arrested Tuesday on strongarm robbery charges, jail records showed

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    Pair Arrested in Miami Beach Tourist Robbery

    Jonathan Peters and Tuesday Grillo were arrested on strongarm robbery charges in the violent robbery of a tourist in Miami Beach. NBC 6's Claudia DoCampo reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019)

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    • Police have arrested a man and woman who they say are responsible for a violent robbery of a tourist in Miami Beach last week.

    • Jonathan Peters, 37, and Tuesday Grillo, 29, were arrested Tuesday on strongarm robbery charges, jail records showed.

    Police have arrested a man and woman who they say are responsible for a violent robbery of a tourist in Miami Beach last week.

    Jonathan Peters, 37, and Tuesday Grillo, 29, were arrested Tuesday on strongarm robbery charges, jail records showed.

    The robbery happened around 3 a.m. on August 13 when the victim, a tourist visiting from Poland, was on her way back to an apartment building in the area of 11th Street and Euclid Avenue, Miami Beach Police said.

    Police said Peters followed the tourist while Grillo served as a lookout. Peters approached the victim from behind and knocked her to the ground, then hit her several times before fleeing with her cell phone, ID and $20, police said.

    Pair Arrested in Violent Robbery of Miami Beach Tourist

    [MI] Pair Arrested in Violent Robbery of Miami Beach Tourist

    Police have arrested a man and woman who they say are responsible for a violent robbery of a tourist in Miami Beach last week. Jonathan Peters, 37, and Tuesday Grillo, 29, were arrested Tuesday on strongarm robbery charges, jail records showed.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019)

    The victim, Patrycja Kaczorowska, said she was walking back from a party when she was attacked.

    "It was very fast, I didn't even have time to react properly," she said.

    Officials released surveillance footage showing the pair walking near a police station before the robbery. Cameras also captured Peters following the victim into the apartment building and running from the scene moments later, police said.

    Suspects in Miami Beach Tourist Robbery Caught on Camera

    [MI] Suspects in Miami Beach Tourist Robbery Caught on Camera

    RAW: Police released surveillance videos of a man and woman wanted in the robbery of a tourist in Miami Beach.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 16, 2019)

    "Based on their unique tattoos and other factors they were identified and located," an arrest report said.

    Peters was being held on $7,500 bond Wednesday, while Grillo was being held on $5,000 bond, jail records showed. Attorney information wasn't available.

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