Two men from Alexandria were arrested May 26 after robbing two men from the Springfield area, one 26 years old, the other 30, at gunpoint on Monday, May 26 shortly after 3 a.m. The victims were walking in the 5700 block of Backlick Road when they were approached by two men, one displaying a handgun. The suspects demanded money; the victims handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and were not injured. The suspects fled in a white Buick Riviera with Virginia license plates.
An investigation led police to the 4700 block of Care Dr in the Franconia area. Two suspects were located, identified and arrested.
Christopher Quander, 22, of 4403 Groombridge Way in Alexandria and George Jones, 20, of 6150 Old Brentford Court in Alexandria , were transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Quander was charged with robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Jones was charged with robbery.