Update: Four arrested in T-Mobile robbery

Published 2:12 pm Thursday, February 24, 2022

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Editor’s note: This story was updated at 3:26 p.m. Friday with information on an additional arrest.

Suffolk police, in conjunction with Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach police and the FBI, have arrested three Norfolk men in connection with a Monday robbery of a cellphone store in north Suffolk.

D’Angelo Kelly Jones, 21, Lorenzo Allen, Jr., 26, and Brandon Hargrow, 28, were each charged Thursday with robbery, abduction and kidnapping, use or display of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and conspiracy to commit a felony. On Friday, Matthew J. Sparks, 24, also of Norfolk, was arrested on identical charges.

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The robbery happened at the T-Mobile store located in the 7300 block of Harbour Towne Parkway.

Police said the robber entered the store with two other people, then interacted with the clerk, who produced two phones to be viewed prior to purchase. The robber produced a firearm and took the phones from the clerk.

The investigation continues.

Police ask that anyone with information about the robbery contact police or the Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5.

Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.