Police believe three men and three juveniles were involved in a series of robberies at four local 7-Eleven stores. The suspects were arrested Monday morning after they attempted to rob a store on 10508 Leesburg Pike at around 2:30 a.m. Police tracked a getaway car they believe was used by the suspects.
Michael Ackah, 20, of Alexandria was charged with robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Amon Headley and Victor Obinim, both 18 and from Alexandria, were charged with robbery. Three additional juvenile boys were arrested and charged with robbery.
Other robberies followed a similar pattern, according to police. A group of suspects entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded cash at the following locations:
- 6820 Old Dominion Drive (June 21, 1:54 a.m.)
- 2501 Centreville Road (June 22, 3:37 a.m.)
- 6910 Bradlick Shopping Center (June 29, 2:58 a.m.)
Additional charges related to the other robberies are pending.
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