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5 arrested following an armed robbery in Lynchburg, police say.

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Reginald Patterson III, 18, of Lynchburg, was charged with four juveniles in connection to an armed robbery in Lynchburg on Friday.Blue ridge regional jail

The Lynchburg Police Department has arrested one adult and four juveniles after an armed robbery on Langhorne Road this past Friday evening.

On June 10, 2021, at 6:37 p.m., officers responded to the 2000-block of Langhorne Road for a report of an assault.

When officers arrived on scene, they determined that a juvenile male had been robbed at gunpoint by a group of five individuals.

While he was held at gunpoint, he was punched and kicked by others.

Later that night, at 11:12 p.m., officers responded to the 6200-block of Old Mill Road for a report of a large disorderly group potentially involving the individuals who conducted the armed robbery on Langhorne Road.

Officers were able to deescalate the situation and one adult and four juveniles were taken into custody.

Detectives and officers recovered three firearms as well as cocaine.

They also recovered property stolen from the victim.

Reginald Patterson III, 18, of Lynchburg, is charged with assault by mob, robbery, grand larceny and firearm use.

A 17-year-old juvenile male is charged with assault by mob, robbery, grand larceny, firearm use and possession of a firearm under the age of 18.

A 14-year-old juvenile male is charged with assault by mob, robbery, grand larceny, firearm use and two counts of possession of a firearm under the age of 18.

A 16-year-old juvenile male is charged with assault by mob, robbery, grand larceny, firearm use and possession of a firearm under the age of 18.

A 15-year-old juvenile male is charged with assault by mob, robbery, grand larceny, firearm use, two counts of possession of a firearm under the age of 18, possession of a controlled substance and false identity to law enforcement.

The 15-year-old was also wanted out of Henrico County for a prohibition violation.

This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Miller at (434) 455-6160 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online here.

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