Couple charged with 2 robberies in Newport News

Couple charged with 2 robberies in Newport News

Regina Reed and Mujahid Rashid

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on August 19, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 20 at 4:44 PM

Old Point Bank / Family Dollar robberies

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NEWPORT NEWS-Police say a couple is charged with two robberies in Newport News

35-year-old Mujahid Rashid and 25-year-old Regina Reed were caught shortly after robbing the Old Point National Bank at the intersection of Warwick Boulevard and Harpersville Road on Monday, police said.

The investigation police to later charge the pair with the August 7 robbery of the Family Dollar at 6000 Jefferson Avenue.

Rashid, who lives in Smithfield, is charged with two counts of robbery, three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, four counts of conspiracy to commit a felony, abduction and entering a bank while armed to commit a larceny.

Reed, of Newport News, faces two counts each of robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony.

No one was hurt in either robbery.

 

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