Man behind bars after demanding refund from Norfolk car dealership at gunpoint

Posted on: 10:15 am, February 22, 2013, by , updated on: 10:31am, February 22, 2013


Norfolk, Va. – A customer upset with a used car lot in Norfolk is now in jail. Police say he showed up with a gun.

24-year-old James Whitehurst demanded a refund from Dynasty Auto Sales on North Military Highway.

He wanted a total of $2,600. Police say Whitehurst had a gun and a bulletproof vest.

Employees say they started scrambling and were able to come up with $2,000. They promised they would have the rest the next day.

Police say Whitehurst decided to take that and leave.

Whitehurst faces several charges – including robbery, and use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony.