DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — The Danville Police Department says two men have been arrested in the ongoing Memorial Drive armed robbery investigation that occurred on Feb. 15th.
According to police, around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, the 15th 36-year-old Calvin Franklin Hughes, Jr. and 18-year-old Arshay Trevante Haley allegedly entered the Sunrise convenience store on the 500 block of Memorial Drive armed with a machete and a gun and demanded money from the cash register.
While investigating, officers learned Haley was allegedly armed with a machete and Hughes was allegedly armed with a gun.
Hughes was arrested and charged with the following:
- Attempted malicious wounding
- Two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
- Shoot a firearm in an occupied dwelling
- Possession of a firearm by a felon
- Reckless handling of a firearm
Haley was charged with the following:
- Armed robbery
- Brandishing a machete
There is no additional information at this time. WFXR News will update this story as information is released.