2 arrested in string of armed robberies at Henrico apartments

VARINA, VA (WWBT) - Henrico Police arrested two people in connection with a string of robberies in the Pony Farm area.

Police arrested a 17-year-old and 21-year-old Tyshawn Mickens for four robberies on Tivoli Circle and Kirkland Drive on December 12 and 13.

Five people were robbed at gunpoint earlier this month in a 24-hour period in the Treehouse and Wood Creek Apartment complex. Another person was robbed Monday. In one case a man was sitting in his car when he was hit in the face and robbed at gunpoint. In another instance a group of people refused to hand over money and was shot in the leg.

The suspects face several charges, including several counts of armed robbery and attempted armed robbery.

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