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Notes: Police arrest two people for robbery at Arlandria Autozone

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The Alexandria Police Department (APD) arrested two people in connection with yesterday’s Arlandria Autozone (3705 Mount Vernon Avenue) robbery.

Two people, 19-year-old Fredricksburg resident Michael Lazo and 32-year-old Alexandria resident Deshuan Stoney were charged with robbery. The latter was also charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The press release is below:

On Thursday, May 25, 2023, Alexandria Police Officers responded to a call reporting a commercial robbery in the 3700 block of Mount Vernon Avenue.

The two suspects were identified and arrested later in the day. Mr. Michael Lazo, a 19-year-old resident of Fredericksburg, Va., was arrested and charged with robbery. Mr. Deshaun Stoney, a 32-year-old City of Alexandria resident, was arrested and charged with robbery and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The firearm suspected of being used in the offense was also seized.

No injuries were sustained in connection with this incident.

The Alexandria Police Department urges anyone who possesses information related to this incident to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation by reaching out to Detective John Brattelli via phone at (703) 746-6699 or through email at j[email protected] Alternatively, individuals may contact our non-emergency number at (703) 746-4444.

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