Chesterfield Police: Suspect Visited Home Before Robbery
Corey T. Hancock Jr. | Chesterfield County Police
Deondrik O. Sessions | Chesterfield County Police
CHESTERFIELD, VA—One of the men arrested following a violent Chesterfield County
home invasion and robbery had been to the victim's home before and was aware of
the items inside the residence, Chesterfield County Police confirm.
Chesterfield County Police say Corey T. Hancock Jr., 20, of Richmond, had
visited the residence, attempting to sell the homeowner telecommunication service, prior to the Tuesday incident.
Police say around 2 a.m. Tuesday, Hancock, along with several other
suspects, forced their way into the South Wedgemont Drive home, near Monacan
Chesterfield County Police said a male victim awoke to find four men at his
home. When the victim opened his door, the men forced their way into the home,
The four suspects then assaulted the victim and forced him to the ground,
police said. The victim was treated for minor injuries following the attack.
A vehicle stolen in the robbery and home invasion was stopped by police a
short time later on Hull Street Road near Courthouse Road.
Police said the driver of the vehicle, Deondrik O. Sessions, 30, of
Chesterfield County, attempted to flee the scene on foot, but was taken into
custody. Hancock was taken into custody at the scene.
Both have been charged with robbery, grand larceny, conspiracy to commit a
felony and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.