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      LeJean Lancaster, Michael Brown accused of robbing elderly couple

      Photos: Prince George's County Police

      A second suspect was arrested for his alleged involvement in a robbery and assault of an elderly Accokeek couple.{ }

      Michael Elijah Brown, 24, was charged Wednesday, a day after an 80-year-old woman's purse was snatched at the Eastern Carry Out restaurant in Accokeek.{ }

      LeJean Nicola Lancaster, 25, was arrested Tuesday. Police say she graciously held a door open for the victim and her husband around noon. As the two walked inside, Lancaster allegedly pushed the victim and grabbed her purse.{ }

      Lancaster bit the victim's husband and a Good Samaritan as they tackled her, police say. Brown allegedly hit the Good Samaritan in the face in an effort to free Lancaster.{ }He then ran off.{ }

      Lancaster admitted her involvement to police and was charged with theft and second-degree asssault. Brown faces robbery and assault charges.{ }