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Police looking for two suspects in connection with armed robbery of teenager

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Posted at 5:24 PM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 17:24:08-05

Hampton, Va. – Police need your help finding two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a 17-year-old.

Adrian Deshawn Briggs, 19, and Jamari Saunders-Lewis, 18, are suspected of a robbery that happened on December 5 around 11:20 a.m.

Investigators say a 17-year-old male was walking in the 800 block of LaSalle Avenuen when Briggs and Saunders-Lewis approached the victim.

One of the suspects pulled out a gun and demanded the victim’s property.  Both suspects ran away after taking the victim’s cell phone and headphones.

The victim knows both of the suspects, according to police.

Briggs and Saunders-Lewis are both from Newport News and have warrants out for one count of robbery and one count of the use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.