PORTSMOUTH POLICE SEARCH FOR HOME INVASION SUSPECTS

UPDATE: 9/21/2022

25-year-old Mitchell Boney Jr. has turned himself in and is currently being held at the Portsmouth City Jail. He is charged with Armed Burglary, Use of a Firearm, Abduction, and Conspiracy to Commit a Burglary.

UPDATE: 9/15/2022

Investigators have identified the two suspects as 25-year-old Mitchell Boney Jr. and 22-year-old Tyree Demont Boney Jr. Both are wanted for Armed Burglary, Use of a Firearm, Abduction, and Conspiracy to Commit a Burglary. Mitchell Boney Jr. is known to drive an orange 2017 Dodge Charger with VA Tags UBS7788.

(Mitchell Boney Jr is pictured left and Tyree Boney Jr is pictured right.)

We urge those with information about this incident to contact the PPD Investigations Bureau at 757–393–8536. Or call the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also reach the Crime Line at **TIPS (**8477).

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

PORTSMOUTH, VA — On September 14, 2022, at approximately 1:50 p.m. two unknown male suspects entered a residence near the 2600 block of Turnpike Road. Both suspects were armed and ordered the two elderly residents to get inside of a linen closet at gunpoint. The suspects then proceeded to steal a safe and a wallet. No injuries were reported.

The two suspects were described as follows:

Suspect 1: 6’2”-6’3”, 170–180 pounds, Gray hooded sweatshirt, Blue stone washed jeans, Black shoes, Black mask

Suspect 2: 5’6”-5’8”, 150–160 pounds, Black hooded sweatshirt, Navy Blue/ Black sweatpants, one red sock on right foot, White shoes, Black mask.

Investigators have acquired surveillance footage of the incident:

We urge those with information about this incident to contact the PPD Investigations Bureau at 757–393–8536. Or call the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also reach the Crime Line at **TIPS (**8477). Callers can also submit an anonymous tip through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app or visit their website at www.portscrimeline.com. As always, Crime Line tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a crime line caller’s tip leads to an arrest, or the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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