Suspect arrested after robbery near shopping center

Police were able to capture one suspect after a group of individuals robbed a man in the Hybla Valley area on Thursday afternoon, according to today’s police blotter.


Anthony Brooks

Anthony Brooks, 22, faces charges of robbery and obstruction of justice after police say he and 1-2 others assaulted and robbed a man in the 7800 block of Belford Drive (see map). The location is near the Murrygate Village apartments and Mount Vernon Crossroads shopping center. 

Police say they arrested Brooks nearby, but are still searching for the other suspects. 

Police did not say if the victim needed medical attention. 

Other incidents reported in today’s blotter reported in the Mount Vernon police district:

Larceny: 3200 block of Collard Street, sunglasses from vehicle
Larceny: 6800 block of Kenyon Drive, bicycle from residence