Suffolk man says he was robbed at gunpoint by two masked men in his backyard
Suffolk, Va. – Louis Britt got out of his car Monday night, and saw two masked men coming up behind him.
“I slipped right on down so I fell right down there and then I went back down there said, ‘What you guys doing back there, man?’” Britt said.
As the two masked men kept walking towards Britt, their silence was enough of an answer.
They shoved Britt to the ground. Before going into his pants pockets, the two men grabbed the Hampton Roads Transit ID badge around his neck.
“All of the sudden the guy took it while I was still on the ground and the guy took the money right there,” Britt said.
Britt says the two who robbed him, had been preying on him. How else could they have known he always kept 50 bucks in his work ID? He thought. He realized this, even as a one of the robbers pressed a gun to his head.
“He clicked it once and said, ‘Give it up, give it up,’ the other guy said, ‘We got what we want,’” Britt said.
The thieves ran down Pine Street in Suffolk. Two robbers with a gun weren’t about to stop Louis Britt.
“I was going to tackle ‘em,” Britt said.
But the mud he slipped on while getting out of his car, victimized him once again.
So he went in to his home, $50 lighter and needing a new ID badge for work.
Now he has a new routine when coming home.
“Drive by, look first and put lights up here tomorrow probably.”
The light, he hopes, will give a heads up for whoever may be lurking in his backyard.