Two arrested, charged in connection to beating of 74-year-old woman

Two arrested, charged in connection to beating of 74-year-old woman

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Two people have been arrested in connection to the beating of a 74-year-old woman at her home on May 12, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies began the initial investigation before it was turned over to the Major Crimes Division of the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Arrest warrants were issued for the victim's next door neighbors, identified as for Tammie Gooch Britt, 41, and Curtis Vance Britt, 44, the release says.

Tammie Britt was arrested without incident on June 22 and has been charged with exploitation of elder adult by a person of trust, abuse of an elder adult by a person of trust and conspire to exploit an elder adult by a person of trust. A $50,000 secured bond was set before she was placed at the Robeson County Detention Center.

Curtis Britt is charged with exploitation of an elder adult by a person of trust and conspire to exploit an elder adult by a person of trust. A $40,000 secured bond was set before he was placed in the Robeson County Detention Center.

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