NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk Police have arrested two men officers say participated in a home invasion Saturday night.
The robbery occurred around 8:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of Marsh Street. Karen Parker-Chesson with the Norfolk Police Department said two black male suspects entered a home armed with a handgun occupied by a woman and her small children.
Police arrested 20-year-old Joey Kiantae Copeland and 21-year-old Tyrone M. Johnson Wednesday without incident. Both were charged with one count abduction - extortion of money or immoral purpose, one count robbery, one count breaking and entering with intent to rape, rob or murder, three counts of use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
Copeland is accused of forcing entry into the home via a back door and threatening the victims with the gun. Parker-Chesson said Johnson put the victims’ property into plastic bags and the two then put the items into a 2004 Kia Optima belonging to the adult victim.
The victim's vehicle was recovered early Wednesday morning in the 3000 block of East Princess Anne Road.
Both Copeland and Johnson are being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.
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