Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Arrests Made in Downtown Robbery

Two Hanover County men have been arrested and charged in connection with a downtown robbery last night.

With the assistance of Hanover County deputies, Richmond Police detectives have charged James V. Banks and Joshua L. Bryan, both 19,
with robbery and use of a firearm during the commission of a robbery for the Oct. 8 armed robbery in the 500 block of East Grace Street.

Banks has also been charged with brandishing a firearm.

Detectives are still investigating the other robberies that occurred in the area near VCU last night and additional charges are pending.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about these crimes to call Crime Stoppers
at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.