Owensboro Police responded to the 1200 block of West Ninth Street at 4:20pm where the victim, 79 year old Albert Holzhauser of Slaughters told police he had just been robbed.
The investigation revealed that 29 year old Amy L Jones, listed as an acquaintance of the victim, and her boyfriend, 33 year old James L Spence of Owensboro, allegedly took money and a cell phone after pepper spraying Holzhauser in the face and punching him in the head.
Both Jones and Spence were arrested and charged with first degree robbery. Spence received an additional charge of tampering with evidence.
Both are lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center.
(photos courtesy of Owensboro Police)