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Man and Woman Arrested in Knife-Point Robbery

For Immediate Release:  October 8, 2019


On October 7, 2019, a man and woman who robbed a victim at knife-point were arrested.

At 6:30 am, patrol officers responded to the 1000 block of Sewell Avenue for a report of a robbery.  Officer Irwin Sanchez located the victim, a 25-year-old man from Atlantic City.  The victim had been robbed of his belongings by Emmanuel Figueroa and Alyssa Raio.  Figueroa held a knife to the victim as Raio removed his belongings from his pockets. 

Officer Sanchez located the suspects at South Carolina and Adriatic Avenues and arrested them.  Figueroa was found in possession of a knife and two bags of heroin.  Both suspects were also found to have active warrants for their arrest.


ARRESTED:  Emmanuel Figueroa, a 26-year-old man from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Robbery, theft, unlawful possession of a weapon, conspiracy, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and contempt of court.


ARRESTED:  Alyssa Raio, a 28-year-old woman from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Robbery, theft, unlawful possession of a weapon, conspiracy, and contempt of court.

Figueroa and Raio were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766 or text anonymously to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD. 

Alert sent on 10/08/2019 at 9:31AM EDT


Sergeant Kevin Fair


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