Police: Would-be shoplifter returns with gun to rob Hampton store

Police: Would-be shoplifter returns with gun to rob Hampton store

Credit: Hampton Police Dept.

Erick A. Osby

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 11:16 AM

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HAMPTON-A man stopped from shoplifting went back to the store - this time with a gun - and stole the things he wanted, Hampton Police say.

 

18-year-old Erick A. Osby of Newport News is accused of robbing the Speedy Mart on Lassiter Drive around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say he had been in the store and tried to steal some items but was ordered out.  It was shortly after that he returned with a gun, said Cpl. Mary Shackelford.

Osby is charged with one count each of robbery and burglary while armed, possession of marijuana and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

 

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