Photo:Facebook. Vanessa Young (left) and Crystal Young (right)
Two women, Vanessa Young and her partner Crystal Young, both 26, are facing several charges, armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon and breaking and entering daytime to commit a felony after they robbed a nun Sunday afternoon in Quincy, Massachhusetts.
Photo: Quincy Police. Vanessa Young (left) and Crystal Young (right)
A sister at The Daughters of Mary of Nazareth Convent said she was walking on Phipps Street near Water Street when a woman approached her and tried to take a small satchel out of her hand.
She told the woman, who has been identified as Vanessa Young, that she didn’t have any money. The reverend sister told police that there was another woman standing a few feet behind her looking back and forth as a look out.
Vanessa Young, had a small knife, said, “I’m not going to hurt you,” police said. The sister opened her satchel, and showed Young the contents, which included rosary beads, a key and a small memento. Vanessa Young told the victim, “I’ll guess I’ll take the rosary beads,” -police.
The victim ran back to the convent and called the police. She gave a description of the two women to police, who found the women a short time later.
Police say, they had a small locking knife, six cellphones and a checkbook were items stolen during a house break which occurred around the same time on Water Street. Officers did not find the rosary beads.
Crystal Young (left) and Vanessa Young are accused of robbing a nun. Picture: Vanessa Young/Facebook
Vanessa Young, 26, of Somerville, was arrested and charged with armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon and breaking and entering daytime to commit a felony.
The other woman, Crystal Young, 26, of Somerville, was arrested and charged with armed robbery and accessory after the fact.