Derick Wooten, photo courtesy Newport News Police.
Updated: Tuesday, 05 Feb 2013, 2:47 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 05 Feb 2013, 2:47 PM EST
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Newport News Police have identified two suspects in connection to a robbery and assault where several people were abducted in January.
Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department said officers have identified Derick Lyndon Wooten, 33, and Davon Rashad Lewis, 22, in connection to the incident that occurred on Jan. 28 in the 900 block of Marcus Drive.
Around 3:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to a home for a report of an assault. There, they learned four men forced their way into the home after knocking on the door.
The suspects took property from four victims and assaulted two of them before leaving the home. The two injured victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Thurston said after further information, detectives identified Wooten and Lewis as suspects.
Wooten is currently in custody in Nash County, N.C. He is facing three counts of robbery, four counts of abduction, 10 counts of conspiracy to commit a felony, 10 counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, one count of burglary and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Newport News. His return to the city is unknown.
Lewis was arrested and has been charged with two counts of burglary, three counts of malicious wounding, one count of unlawful wounding, six counts of robbery, nine counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and eight counts of abduction.
Two additional suspects are sought. Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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