Police: Delivery driver helped nab teen who'd just robbed him

Police: Delivery driver helped nab teen who'd just robbed him

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Police: Delivery driver helped nab teen who'd just robbed him

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Posted on January 29, 2013 at 2:45 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 29 at 4:01 PM

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NEWPORT NEWS - A pizza delivery driver helped police nab one of two people who had just robbed him.

Police say the driver had attempted to deliver an order to a home on Rebecca Place around 11:25 p.m. Monday, and although the lights were on, nobody had come to the door.  While walking back to his vehicle, two people, one with a gun, robbed the driver of cash and food. 

"The driver was able to follow one of the suspects, who left the area on a bicycle, and remained on the phone with the police dispatcher until police arrived and detained the suspect," said police spokesman Lou Thurston.

He added that the suspect, a 17-year-old woman, had a gun with her.

She's charged with one count each of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony (all felonies) and misdemeanor possession of a firearm under the age of 18.

The second suspect wasn't caught and there was no description available except that the person was wearing black clothing.

If you know anything about this robbery, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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