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Posted on: November 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Two people arrested following Shop N Go robbery

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery of the Shop N Go on Church Street that occurred last Saturday. 

The robbery call came in around 3:15 p.m. on November 23, 2019, from the Shop N Go located at 1722 Church Street. When police arrived, the clerk said that the suspect entered the store armed with a gun and demanded money — the suspect left in a waiting vehicle.

There were no injuries reported.Lunkins

Responding officers located the vehicle nearby and attempted to stop the suspects. The driver refused to stop, and following a short pursuit, officers arrested the two suspects.

Detectives have charged Tirone L. Lunkins, 29, of Hampton with robbery, conspiracy, using a firearm in the commission of a felony, and eluding. He is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

The second suspect, a 17-year-old, was charged with robbery, conspiracy, and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is being held in the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center.

As detectives continue to investigate this robbery, they ask anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips app.

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