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Police: Henrico man arrested, charged with armed robbery during meet up from marketplace app

Anthony Saunders
Anthony Saunders(Henrico Police)
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 1:32 PM EDT
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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A Henrico man faces charges n connection to an armed robbery that occurred during a meet up from a marketplace app.

On May 8, 2021 officers were called for the report of a person being robbed in the 5700 block of Tivoli Circle.

According to investigators, the victim attempted to make a purchase through a person-to-person marketplace app. When the suspect and victim met, police said the suspect produced a weapon and robbed the victim of money.

Police identified the suspect as Anthony Darnell Saunders Jr, 25, of Henrico; he was taken into custody on May 25.

Police say Saunders is charged with armed robbery.

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