Armed Robbery | Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony – Prince William County Police report that on May 15th at 3:41AM, officers responded to the 13700 block of Palm Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a robbery.
The victim, a 54 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he works for a local cab company and was called to the above area to pick up a customer.
Once in the area, an unknown man got into the backseat of the vehicle. During the encounter, the man reached over the seat, grabbed the victim, and demanded money.
At that point, a second male suspect approached the vehicle and pulled out a handgun. The men took an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from the victim before fleeing on foot. No injuries were reported. Detectives from the Robbery Unit were able to identify one of the men involved in the incident.
Following the investigation, warrants were obtained against the suspect, identified as the accused. The accused was arrested without incident following a vehicle stop conducted in the 15300 block of Watermill Tr in Woodbridge. During a search, a handgun was located in the vehicle. A search warrant was also obtained and executed at the home of the accused where additional evidence was recovered. The investigation continues into the identity and arrest of the second suspect.
Arrested on May 15th:
Cory Alexander PATTERSON, 30, of 15335 Watermill Tr in Woodbridge
Charged with robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm with a removed or altered serial number Court date: unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond