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Police make arrest in Staples Mill Road armed robbery

The suspect is identified as 19-year-old Herbert Joyner.

Trevor Dickerson

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Henrico Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing a business off Staples Mill Road.

On Monday, July 27th, Henrico Police responded to the 6700 block of Staples Mill road for reports of a robbery. The victim reported that a white male wearing a green shirt and dark jeans entered the business, displayed a firearm, and demanded money.

The victim complied and the suspect left the business on foot. Responding officers located an individual who matched the suspect description on Bethlehem Road near Glenside Drive. The suspect fled and was quickly apprehended along with evidence of the robbery recovered.

The man, later identified as Herbert Joyner, age 19, was taken to the county jail for processing.

Joyner was charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.