Man accused of robbing, strangling victim in Hampton

Posted at 3:48 PM, Aug 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-14 15:56:33-04

Hampton, Va. – A 21-year-old man has been charged for allegedly robbing and strangling a man in Hampton.

Police say the robbery happened  in the area of Hondo Court and Harris Creek Road on July 28th, 2015.

A man says he was walking in this area when he was approached by 21-year-old Tyler Forbes.

He says Forbes assaulted him and ran away from the scene after taking money and jewelry from him.

Forbes is no longer in custody.

Police have not released any other details.