Arrests made in robbery, shooting of man in Bartow

Last Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 4:10 PM EST

Bartow Police say they have identified the men involved in an armed robbery and shooting of a 69-year-old man earlier this week.

  • Man was robbed, shot Monday morning
  • Police have not released names of 2 people arrested
  • Investigators originally said 3 people were sought

The incident happened Monday at Mosaic Park.

A 69-year-old man who was shot in the leg was treated and is expected to survive.

Police say two people were arrested Wednesday night and that they were involved in several crimes throughout Polk County. The names of the people arrested haven't been released.

Investigators originally said three people were sought.

The Bartow Police Department worked with several agencies to bring them in, it said.