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Brothers, Third Suspect Charged After Two Store Robberies in Milford

Police charged three after attempted robberies at Acros Market and the Central Market in Milford Monday afternoon.

Central Market in Milford. Photo Credit: twitter.com/milfordpolice
Central Market in Milford. Photo Credit: twitter.com/milfordpolice

Editor's Note: The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.

Milford police arrested and charged three individuals Monday in connection with two robberies that took place simultaneously, one being at the Acros Market on Main Street, the other at the Central Market.

Police arrested William Selent, 18, and James Selent, 21, both of Milford, charging them with armed assault with intent to rob, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. 

Officers sought the two brothers after they allegedly attempted to commit an armed robbery at Acros Market on Main Street in Milford. The two were located separately attempting to get back to their residence, according to Milford Police. Officers also recovered an Airsoft pellet gun in connection with one of the armed robberies, and a weapon used in the robbery was also located at the time of the arrest.

Police also arrested another male suspect for an alleged robbery that took place at The Central Market in Milford. After a brief foot chase that ended on Beach Street, police also arrested Matthew Rando, 21, charging him with unarmed robbery, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace, according to Milford Police.

Milford Senior Man February 04, 2014 at 09:29 AM
It's too bad we don't have caning.
morlamweb February 05, 2014 at 09:41 AM
@Milford Senior Man, have you heard of this thing called the eighth amendment? It says in part that cruel an unusual punishments should not be inflicted. I think any reasonable person would see caning as cruel punishment. How exactly is caning an appropriate punishment for a robbery? Maybe you want to bring back public hangings in the town square? Has your world view advanced at all beyond colonial America?
Jose Martinez February 07, 2014 at 05:31 PM
and this is why they are prohibiting airsoft guns in certain states http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-safety.htm
K. February 07, 2014 at 08:37 PM
I don't understand the airsoft comment. It makes no sense. Tilting at windmills mean anything to anyone?

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