Two men arrested in connection to armed robbery of Portsmouth 7-Eleven

Posted at 5:09 AM, Apr 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-28 14:55:50-04

Portsmouth, Virginia – Two people have been arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred Monday night at a Portsmouth 7-Eleven store.

The robbery happened at the 7-Eleven located in the 3500 block of Deep Creek Boulevard around 10:50pm.

Police say a man entered the store, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the clerk.

The clerk complied and the man left the business on foot, according to police.

Shortly after reviewing surveillance video footage, officers began circulating the area and came into contact with 23 year-old Sherrod M. Cannon of Portsmouth and 20 year-old Jaquan T. Brown of Portsmouth.

Cannon matched the description of the individual who actually entered the 711 and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.  Brown matched the description of a male seen in the store shortly before the robbery occurred.

Cannon has been charged with Robbery, Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Brown has been charged with Robbery.