Police: Man, woman accused of robbing 79-year-old in Ronkonkoma parking lot

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Two people have been arrested in connection to a robbery that took place in May.

The incident happened in Ronkonkoma at a parking lot on Portion Road.

Police say Ridge resident Patrick Schlereth and Islip Terrace Brittany Thorner, of Islip Terrace, stole a 79-year-old woman's purse.

The woman suffered injuries to her arm.

Schlereth and Thorner are set to be arraigned on Sunday.

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