Date of Release: February 25th 2009
Reference: Armed Robbery Arrest
On February 25th 2009 the Portsmouth Police Department received a complaint from a victim that he was robbed at gun point by a male suspect. The robbery occurred the night before in a parking lot of a local apartment complex. The victim was with two friends at the time of the incident. It was reported that the suspect put a handgun into the neck of the victim and demanded cash and a diamond ring. The suspect then fled on foot out of the area. There were no injuries reported.
A collaboration between the Portsmouth Patrol division and the Portsmouth Detective division lead to the arrest of :
Andrew S. Young 20 years old
6 Wallis Rd
Young is charged with two counts of Criminal Threatening with a deadly weapon and one count of Armed Robbery. Young was arrested at approximately 7:30 pm on February 25th 2009 without incident. A handgun was seized as a result of this arrest. Bail was set at $ 50,000.00 Cash, and Mr. Young will appear in Court on Thursday February 26th.
Media contact information phone number for questions is 603-610-7406, Shift Commander