2 charged with robbing shoppers outside Lynnhaven Mall

2 charged with robbing shoppers outside Lynnhaven Mall

Credit: Va. Beach Police Dept.

Deshawn Lovell Jones and Devonte Davis

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:32 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH-Police say they arrested two people who robbed people outside a Va. Beach mall Wednesday evening.

It was around 5:30 p.m. when a car pulled up near the wall at the Macy's entrance at Lynnhaven Mall. A man got out, pulled a gun on two people sitting there and then stole their shopping bags.

The victims called 911 and responding officers spotted the suspects' vehicle. After a short pursuit, that car crashed on S. First Colonial Road and the suspects were taken into custody.

23-year-old Deshawn Lovell Jones is charged with two counts each of Armed Robbery and Use of a Firearm.

21-year-old Devonte Davis of Portsmouth is charged with two counts of Armed Robbery, two counts of Use of a Firearm, Eluding Police and Driving without an Operator’s License.

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