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2nd Suspect Arrested in New Orleans Attack on 2 Boston Area Men

Police arrested Joshua Simmons on Tuesday afternoon

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    Two men from the Boston area were beaten and robbed in New Orleans, and two suspects have now been arrested.

    (Published Tuesday, June 27, 2017)

    Police in New Orleans arrested a second suspect in connection with an attack on two Boston area men.

    Police announced on Tuesday they had arrested 18-year-old Joshua Simmons in connection with the attack.

    According to police, Simmons is one of four men believed to have attacked two Boston-area men in the French Quarter section of New Orleans on Saturday night.

    The robbers alleged knocked the men to the ground and took their wallets and cellphones.

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    New Orleans police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man in an attack that hospitalized two Boston-area men.

    (Published Monday, June 26, 2017)

    Both victims, James Curran and Tim Byrne, ended up in the hospital.

    Police previously arrested 21-year-old Dejuan Paul on Monday and charged him with second-degree robbery.

    Two others, 18-year-old Nicholas Polgowski and 20-year-old Rashaad Piper, were identified as suspects sought in connection with the robbery on Tuesday. When they're found, New Orleans police said they'll be charged with second-degree robbery.

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