Nassau County police have arrested a West Hempstead woman and a Long Beach man in connection with a December beating and robbery of a woman in her East Hills driveway.

A woman, 52, was unloading packages in her driveway at her house on Peacock Drive in East Hills on Dec. 12, 2015, at about 5:30 p.m. when a man approached her and demanded her jewelry, police said. After a struggle, police said, he began to punch the woman in the face until she gave him her rings.

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He then grabbed her purse and ran. The victim told police she followed him and saw him get into a dark car that traveled south on Peacock Road.

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Police announced the arrests in connection with the case on Saturday. Patricia Bertone, 52, of 670 Wall St., West Hempstead, was arraigned Friday on charges of first-degree robbery, second-degree assault and second-degree hindering prosecution.

Robert Gunsberg, 55, of 224 E. Market St., Long Beach, is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday on charges of first-degree robbery, second-degree assault and obstruction of breathing at First District Court in Hempstead.

Bertone’s bail was set at $25,000 bond, $15,000 cash at First District Court, according to court records.