Two arrested in connection with armed robbery in Alexandria

A 19-year-old homeless woman and two juveniles were arrested Saturday in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Holly Street, according to Alexandria Police.

Raunquiesta Archer, 19, and a 15-year-old juvenile, were arrested. According to the police report, the following allegedly occurred:

Police arrived at 1500 Holly Street to talk to the victim, who reported two men who were riding in a burgundy Dodge pickup truck, robbed him at gun point and took $800 in cash from him.

Officers located the truck in the 2800 block of Houston Street. Archer, who was the driver, was arrested. She told police she had been driving to take the juveniles to Holly Street, where she claimed the juveniles bought some “bad” crack cocaine from the victim the prior week.

The juveniles allegedly ordered about a quarter once of crack cocaine and had plans to rob him of the drug.

Archer told police she dropped the juveniles off on Houston Street after the robbery and they allegedly hid the drugs in the back seat of her truck.

With permission to search the vehicle, officers allegedly found 2.2 grams of crack cocaine. Also, one of the juveniles was located in the 2800 block of Harris Street. Officers were unable to locate the second juvenile.

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