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Three arrested for beating, robbing elderly woman


Three people are in jail for allegedly beating an elderly woman and taking her purse at a Rockford Walmart last week.

Rockford police say 22-year-old Theresa Calhoun allegedly attacked the elderly woman at Walmart on Northridge Drive on July 20 just before 9 p.m.

Police say Calhoun then got into a car Eric Stamper, 23, was driving and they took off. With the help of Chicago suburban police officers, investigators found the 2 suspects in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Calhoun and Stamper were taken into custody in Cicero on Thursday.

Rockford police say they interviewed the two suspects and later arrested 29-year-old Stephanie Lopez.

Calhoun and Stamper are charged with strong-arm robbery and aggravated battery. Lopez is charged with robbery and aggravated battery.

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