Juvenile accused in armed robbery eludes capture after brief manhunt, Chesapeake police say



CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police were on scene in a Chesapeake neighborhood Monday evening attempting to negotiate with a juvenile accused in an armed robbery.

A police department spokesperson said the high school-aged juvenile male was believed to be hiding in a residence near where the robbery happened, which was at a park off Holly Cove Drive.

On Tuesday, a police spokesperson confirmed there was a small manhunt, but the suspect eluded capture and is still wanted.

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Dispatchers said the call reporting the robbery came in at 1:21 p.m.

Police believe the boy knew the person he robbed. The boy had a handgun, but additional details on the type of gun weren’t immediately released.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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