WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

Spotsylvania Mall Locked Down After Robbery

March 12, 2007

The Spotsylvania Towne Centre Mall had about a 90 minute lockdown Tuesday afternoon afternoon after police say two men robbed an armored car.

Officers were posted at all exits as people left the mall, but did not allow anyone else in. According to Spotsylvania authorities the robbery took place at the rear entrance of the mall.

Spotsylvania Sheriff Howard Smith said a security guard told investigators that he was confronted and stopped by two men as he was leaving the mall with a store's deposit.

Smith says they then restrained the guard with plastic flex cuffs and then ran back in to the mall with the money and the guard's gun.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 6473792