Martinsville man charged in armed robbery

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MARTINSVILLE, Va (WDBJ7) A Martinsville man has been charged in connection to an armed robbery at an apartment complex.

It happened around 9:00 p.m. Monday night at the Northview Garden Apartments on Stultz Road.

No one was hurt.

When officers arrived on scene they were able to talk to the victim, who identified the suspect.

Frederick Valentino Hairston II was arrested a short time later in a nearby apartment.

Two guns and drugs were recovered during the arrest.

Hairston's charges include robbery, possession and a previous shoplifting charge dating back to July, 2016.

He's being held in the Martinsville City Jail without bond.

More charges are pending.