On Nov. 22 at 8:11 pm, an unknown male armed with a handgun entered the Citgo at 5443 Richmond Road and pointed a gun at the clerk and a customer. The suspect demanded money from the clerk and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency.
Less than an hour later, the same male entered the 7-Eleven at 4840 Longhill Road and pointed a gun at the clerk and hit him on the head with the gun. The suspect demanded money from the clerk and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency.
A 17-year-old Hampton male has been charged in connection with both incidents. He has been charged with robbery (4 counts), use of a firearm in the commission of a felony (2 counts), wearing a mask in public (2 counts), grand larceny, possession of a firearm by a juvenile and malicious wounding. He is currently being held in Newport News Juvenile Detention Center on separate charges.
Warrants are still outstanding for Mark Lshaun Perry-Mitchell associated with these incidents. These charges are for use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, robbery (2 counts) and conspiracy to commit robbery (2 counts). Additional warrants for Perry-Mitchell are also outstanding for robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery associated with a June 14 robbery from a person that occurred in the 4900 block of Grand Strand Drive.
If you have any information that might help police locate Perry-Mitchell, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.
Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson