Two New Iberia people arrested for attempted murder, cruelty to the infirmed

Iberia Parish

Rijhanelle Flugence and Joseph Roberts Jr

NEW IBERIA, La (KLFY) — The New Iberia Police Department arrested two people who were wanted in connection with robbing and beating a disabled person on April 25, according to a press release from their office.

Rijhanelle Flugence and Joseph Roberts Jr. were both arrested and are being held at the Iberia Parish Jail.

Flugence’s charges include attempted first-degree murder, second-degree robbery, cruelty to the infirmed, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Schedule II drugs, and self-mutilation.

Roberts’ charges include attempted first-degree murder and second-degree robbery.

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