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Teens arrested after gunman fired shot inside Chesterfield store

Posted at 12:16 AM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 06:07:43-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNT, Va. -- Three people were arrested as police investigated an armed robbery at an APlus convenience store in Chesterfield.

Police were alerted to the robbery, along the 2700 block of Buford Road, at about 10:40 p.m. Monday.

The robber, who was wearing a mask, entered the store and demanded money, police said.

"[He] displayed a firearm and shot one round inside the store. The suspect took money from the business then fled the area in a vehicle," Chesterfield Police Lt. Russell Granderson said. "A short time later, officers initiated a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle. After further investigation, three juvenile occupants in the vehicle were arrested and charged with the robbery, conspiracy, and reckless handling of a firearm. No one was injured."

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Police continue their investigation into the robbery. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.