Police: Man charged after striking victim in the head with handgun during robbery

Police: Man charged after striking victim in the head with handgun during robbery
Preston Leep (Source: Henrico Police)

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico police said a man was arrested after striking a victim in the head with a handgun while robbing them.

Police said there were called to the area of Staples Mill Road and Bethlehem Road around 1:40 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Officials said the victim was in the area seeking money and was then invited back to a home along Dollard Drive.

“An argument ensued and the victim was struck in the head with a handgun, demanding a wallet and phone,” police said.

Preston  Leep, 31, of Henrico, was arrested and charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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