The charge is connected to the alleged arm robbery in Las Vegas

By Tim Nudd
Updated October 24, 2007 02:35 PM
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Prosecutors added a new charge of felony coercion against O.J. Simpson on Wednesday in connection with the alleged armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers last month in Las Vegas.

The coercion charges allege that Simpson and three other men threatened Bruce Fromong and took his cell phone, while taking a baseball cap and sunglasses at gunpoint from Alfred Beardsley, the Associated Press reports.

Two other men involved in the incident, Walter Alexander and Charles Cashmore, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to reduced charges and agreed to testify against Simpson and his group.