Police: Hampton man arrested for two robberies

Posted at 4:20 PM, Jul 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-25 16:30:44-04

Hampton police say they have arrested a man who has been accused of robbing two businesses on the same night.

They say 36-year-old Stacy Sawyer robbed the Papa John’s Pizza located in the 2200 block of Kecoughtan Road at 10:57 p.m. on July 24, 2012. Police say the suspect then robbed the 7-Eleven in the 2600 block of Kecoughtan Road at 11:12 p.m.

They say during both robberies, the suspect entered the business with a knife and demanded money.

The suspect was later located near the intersection of Bay Avenue and Chesterfield Road.

Sawyer has been arrested and charged with two counts of robbery and he remains in the Hampton City Jail.