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Fredericksburg Police identify and charge suspects in last week’s armed robbery

by | Feb 6, 2024 | Police and Fire

City Police have charged two juveniles for last week’s armed robbery at the Tobacco Hut and Vape Shop on Dixon Street.
Spokeswoman Sarah Morris says a 16-year-old old Stafford teen was charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, underage possession of a firearm, and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.
Morris says a 17-year-old from Stafford was charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, underage possession of a firearm, and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.
Both suspects remain incarcerated at the Rappahannock Juvenile Detention Center.
:Last Monday about 4pm, the Fredericksburg Police E-911 Center received a report of an armed robbery at the Tobacco Hut and Vape at 1909 Dixon Street.  Store employees reported a black male and a white/Hispanic male entered the store with their faces and hair covered. The white/Hispanic male fired a single shot and demanded money. No one was injured by the gunshot. The suspects left with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise.

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