WAREHAM — Wareham Police arrested two men following a robbery that took place on Sunday night.

Wareham Officers responded to Marion Road near the Wareham Country Market for a report of a male who had been robbed by two other males.

Officers responding to the call located the suspects near Shaw's and ordered the males to the ground.

The victim was then located by other responding officers on Marion Road and reported to officers that he had been punched, strangled, and kicked by one of the males, while another man reached into his pocket and stole cash before leaving the scene.

While investigating the incident, one of the suspects was found to have cash and suspected heroin in his possession. Both men were placed under arrest.

Alexander Tratzinski, 38, of Wareham, is charged with unarmed robbery, assault, and battery with a dangerous weapon, strangulation, and possession of a class A drug.

Michael Martinez, 30, of Wareham is charged with unarmed robbery.

Acting Chief John Walcek stated, " This is not a random incident, and thanks to the rapid response of patrol officers, the suspects were quickly apprehended."

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