Man arrested in Hampton CVS robbery

Posted at 9:11 AM, Aug 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-06 09:11:24-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton police have arrested and charged a man in Monday’s robbery of the CVS in the 2300 block of West Mercury Blvd.

23-year-old Joshua Dylan Porter has been charged with one count of Robbery, one count of Burglary While Armed, two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and one count of Possession of Marijuana.

Police say Porter entered the CVS at 2:05am and demanded money at gunpoint before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is currently held in the Hampton City Jail.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at

727-6111 or call the CrimeLine at 1-888-Lock-U-Up. Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court.