Community help leads to arrests of accused hotel robbers in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said Monday that the community's help led to the arrests of two men who are accused of robbing a Travelodge Hotel in Virginia Beach.

Officers charged Reginald Cooper Green, 32, and Michael Antonio Johnson, 29, with Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Wearing a Mask in Public, and Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony.

Police said the robbery took place at the hotel, located at 2802 Atlantic Avenue, around 8 p.m. on November 24.

Their investigation determined that two men entered the business. One of the men had showed a weapon. They took money from the front desk then left the hotel on foot.

No one was hurt.

Police released surveillance images which helped to identify Green and Johnson.

Both men, who are currently homeless, are in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center with no bond set.


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