Man arrested for armed robbery in Newport News

Posted at 3:23 PM, Oct 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-16 15:46:51-04

Newport News, Va. – Police have arrested and charged a man with armed robbery in Newport News.

On October 12 at 10:42 p.m., the Sunoco gas station in the 15000 block of Warwick Boulevard was robbed by a man wearing a camouflage jacket and a black mask covering his face. He brandished a firearm at the clerk, police say, and demanded an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, as well as a pack of cigarettes.

Police were able to identify Paris Dandridge as the suspect.

Dandridge was arrested on October 15, 2014 at 7:54 p.m. in the 14000 block of Warwick Boulevard.

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