Teen arrested in connection to 2 armed robberies in Henrico

Herbert Joyner (Photo: Henrico Police)

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — Police have made an arrest in connection to two armed robberies in Henrico.

Authorities say that on Monday, officers were called to the 6700 block of Staples Mill road for a commercial 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 male, later identified as 19-year-old Herbert Joyner, was transported to adult intake. The investigation revealed that Joyner was also responsible for a commercial robbery which occurred on July 25, in the 7200 block of West Broad Street.

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

Stay with 8News for any updates to this developing story.

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