Southington police arrested two men in connection to a robbery at Motel 6 in Southington on Jan. 3, 2016. Brandon Forcella, 19, of Bristol, and James Huntley, 23, of Unionville were both charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first degree robbery, third degree assault, and fifth degree larceny.
The incident occurred at a party at Motel 6 on Queen Street in the early morning hours. Forcella and Huntley were left alone in a room with the male victim. The warrant alleges that Forcella struck the victim on the side of the head with a black colord handgun (determined to be a BB gun). The pair then took the victim’s wallet and cell phone before leaving the hotel.
The victim suffered minor injuries and did not require medical attention at the scene.
Forcella and Huntley were each held on $100,000 bonds.