Two women convicted in Toys R Us robbery

By Gene Petriello - bio | email
Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Two woman are convicted in a Christmas Eve robbery at a Henrico toy store - but the case isn't over yet.

More trial dates are set after police say one of the women convicted used her 11 and 12 year old kids to commit the crime!

The crime spree on Christmas Eve ended up with 77 toys taken out a Toys R Us store in Henrico, totaling more than $2,700.

According to the Times-Dispatch, this happened at the Toys R Us store on Quioccasin Road. That's across the street from Regency Square Mall.

Witnesses said the two kids involved ended up bringing out nine cartloads of toys during the robbery, including two Justin Bieber singing dolls worth $26 each.

A police officer said the kids' mom told him she only had $50, not enough for Christmas, and then told her daughters to go into the store and get what they want.

The papers say the kids were charged with grand larceny as juveniles.

The two adults involved were convicted of two counts each of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Grand larceny charges were also sent to a grand jury.

Reports say the two women are appealing.

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