Henrico Police Make Arrest in Connection with Two Recent Far West End Robberies


crime alertHenrico Police investigators made an arrest on Wednesday in connection with a robbery outside SkateNation Plus in the 4300 block of Pouncey Tract Road that occurred on September 20th that was also linked to another recent robbery in the Innsbrook area.

A 16-year-old who was arrested for a separate robbery September 23rd in the 11100 block of W. Broad Street has been charged in connection with the SkateNation incident.

In addition to the previous charges, he has now been charged with two counts of robbery, two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, two counts of possession of a firearm as a minor, and two counts of sexual battery.

Two adult female victims were inappropriately touched during the SkateNation robbery resulting in the sexual battery charges. The two females reported that a male subject displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with several items belonging to the victims.

The suspect’s name is being withheld because he is a minor.

Downtown Short Pump is the first, best, and only source of news specific to the ShortPump area and the most read online-only news source in the Far West End. DowntownShort Pump combines original hyperlocal news stories, features, and an extensivecommunity events calendar with restaurant reviews, community information anda whole host of entertainment options, making it the go-to place for everything in Richmond’s Far West End. Use our restaurant, shopping, and community guides to findeverything from business lunch spots to family events to the best area nightlife.