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Attempted carjackers in Virginia might have Raleigh ties

Posted June 13, 2011

— Virginia State Police say the two people suspected in an attempted armed robbery and attempted carjacking of a couple in a rest area along westbound Interstate 64 in New Kent County on Saturday might have ties to Raleigh, N.C. 

The victims told police that a man and woman approached them in the parking lot asking for help with their vehicle. While trying to help them, the man displayed a handgun and assaulted the male victim. The two fought before the robbers fled the scene. 

The victims left the rest area and stopped at a business near Route 249 and Interstate 64 after calling 911. A search of the area was conducted, but the robbers were not located.

The robbers were driving a white, 2002 Toyota Camry LE two-door vehicle, with North Carolina license plate KHL. The vehicle, which was recovered at the rest area, might have been in the Tidewater area within the past few days and have a possible connection to the Raleigh, N.C area, authorities said. 

Anyone with information about the robbers is asked to contact Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445 or the Metro-Richmond Crime Solvers at 804-780-1000. Information could be worth up to a $1,000 cash reward and is confidential.  


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  • jennylock2004 Jun 14, 2011

    thank you cwmllc1952...i totally agree!

  • cwmllc1952 Jun 14, 2011

    So you are going to make Crackheads and Thieves Obama's fault!! I guess for the last thousand years they knew Obama was coming !! YOU GUYS CRACK ME UP

  • philster Jun 13, 2011

    I agree with The Punisher, we will see alot more of this as long as "o'Bama" is in office! He will try to ride the coat tails of our fine Marines for taking Bin Laden out, but his economic stimulus has been a bigger bust than the housing market! I say good riddance!!!!

  • Americanfirst Jun 13, 2011

    Obama sent them to do the robbery them because he heard they had more than "change" left

  • VoiceMatters Jun 13, 2011

    "Expect more and more stories like this as the Obama Job Recovery continues to take place"

    Yeah, like these 2 suspects are worried about jobs? Ha. Comon.

  • PeaceOut2017 Jun 13, 2011

    Expect more and more stories like this as the Obama Job Recovery continues to take place