Two women charged with robbery, false imprisonment

New Mexico
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Santa Fe police have arrested two women for robbing a Good Samaritan.

They say on Sunday, Melanie Rivera and Cicholette Miera approached the woman at a Gamestop on Cerrillos Road, asking her for money.

She agreed to help. However, when she put her child in the car and reached for her wallet, police say Rivera grabbed a hold of her and Miera snatched the wallet.

Police caught the two at a nearby Motel 6. They are charged with robbery and false imprisonment. 

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