Armed robbery reported near the Corner

A ‘community alert’ from U.Va. described two white male suspects in their early 20s

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 The event allegedly occurred near the intersection of Wertland Street and 13th Street NW.

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Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery on Friday afternoon near the intersection of Wertland Street and 13th Street NW — adjacent to Wertland Square apartments and only steps away from the Corner. 

The victim told CPD that two white men, both average height, drove a red four-door sedan onto the Wertland Street sidewalk, stopping him from walking. The suspects allegedly brandished a firearm, took the victim’s belongings and fled.

This is a developing story.

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