‘Get in the closet’: Shocking moment masked goons rob elderly couple at gunpoint

Portsmouth Police Department has issued a warrant for Mitchell Boney Jr, 25, and Tyree Demont Boney Jr, 22, for the armed burglary

‘Get in the closet’: Shocking moment masked goons rob elderly couple at gunpoint
Two masked robbers Mitchell Boney Jr (left) and Tyree Demont Boney Jr (right) held an elderly couple at gunpoint before fleeing after a home invasion (Screenshot Portsmouth Police Dept)
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PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA: During an armed robbery in Virginia on September 14, two masked individuals, Mitchell Boney Jr and Tyree Demont Boney Jr, were seen shouting at elderly residents in video footage as they stole a wallet and a safe from their house. They also forced the victims to get into the closet as they performed this heinous act. 

Police are looking for the two masked men who robbed senior citizens in their Virginia home and held them up at gunpoint. The Portsmouth Police Department has issued a warrant for Mitchell Boney Jr, 25, and Tyree Demont Boney Jr, 22, for armed burglary, use of a handgun, kidnapping, and conspiracy to conduct burglary. The culprits can be seen in the shocking video shouting at the two elderly victims to "get into the closet right now" as they break into their house. “Y'all get in the closet right now,” one of the men said. “I'm not f*****g playing, get in the closet right now.” As the offender leveled his pistol at the elderly woman, she was seen in the video moving toward the closet. The television continued to play in the background as he turned to face the other person lounging in the recliner. After the gunman yelled "get up!" the terrified individual was seen slowly getting off the sofa, taking their walker, and heading towards the linen area just off the kitchen. 

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In the video, one of the burglars can be seen stealing a wallet while the other grabs a safe from another room as they roam about the house before fleeing. The two residents—whose identities were withheld—were uninjured as the event unfolded at a house on Turnpike Road in Virginia. Along with their identity, the physical appearance of the two thieves has been revealed by the police department with the help of the video footage. One of the suspects is between 170 and 180 pounds, is 6 feet 2 inches tall and is wearing a black mask while wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue stone-washed trousers, and black shoes. The second suspect, on the other hand, who is between five and six feet tall and weighs around 160 pounds, was clothed in a black hooded sweatshirt, navy blue and black trousers, one red sock on the right foot, white sneakers and a black mask.

According to the police, one of the suspects is frequently seen driving an orange 2017 Dodge Charger with VA Tags UBS7788.

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