Serial Robber Apprehended

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

On January 13, 2020 Virginia Beach Police arrested a man for a series of commercial robberies that occurred at various businesses near the area of Shore Drive since the beginning of the year.

35-year-old Justin Cassidy,​ of Virginia Beach, was arrested and has been charged with:

Robbery (5 counts), Use or Display a Firearm in Commission of a Felony (4 counts), Wearing a Mask in Public (5 counts).


These charges are associated with the following robberies:

January 3rd at 8:26pm, Subway located at 4801 Shore Drive.

January 8th at 12:55am, 7-11 located at 3860 Shore Drive.

January 8th at 3:26 am, Waffle House, located at 5397 Wesleyan Drive.

January 11th at 5:31 pm, the Subway located at 4801 Shore Drive was robbed a second time.

January 12th at 3:45 pm, the Waffle House located at 5397 Wesleyan Drive was robbed a second time

Detectives are continuing their investigation, additional charges are anticipated.


MPO Linda J Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer