Boys, 12 and 13, robbed at gunpoint in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say two boys were robbed at gunpoint in Newport News Thursday evening.

At about 5:45 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at 24th Street and Marshall Avenue. Police arrived and spoke to the victims, 12-year-old and 13-year-old boys, who said they had been robbed. They said they were in the 800 block of 23rd Street when two men approached them, pointed guns toward them and said, “Give me everything you got.”

The suspects got away with $1 and a cell phone from one of the boys. The suspects then ran away, heading south on Marshall Avenue from 23rd Street.

No one was injured.

Police described one suspect as a black male, about 17 to 18-years-old, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, with a slim build and wearing a gray jacket, white pants, dark shoes and a white and black mask.

The second suspect was described as a black male, between 17 and 18-years-old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, also with a slim build and wearing a black and red jacket and red pants.

Police are still investigating the incident.