Man burned with blowtorch, stuck with fish hook during robbery, cops say

ATLANTIC CITY — Two Atlantic County residents burned a man’s feet with a blowtorch, stuck a fish hook in his mouth and beat him over two days while robbing him, authorities said Tuesday.

The robbers took more than $700 from the 36-year-old New York man before he escaped, Atlantic City police said in a statement.

Mark Hopewell, 32, of Atlantic City,and Roberto Alicea, 28, of the Mays Landing section of Hamilton, tied up the man in an apartment on South Georgia Avenue in Atlantic City, according to police.

Police are attempting to locate a third person who took part in …read more

Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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