Two Springfield men arrested after armed robbery at car wash | News


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(Springfield Police Department photo)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — Two Springfield men were arrested after an armed robbery Friday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, Springfield Police responded to a car wash on Boston Road. An adult male said he was the victim of an armed robbery where his phone was stolen by two men with a firearm.

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(Springfield Police Department photo)

Officers observed the suspect vehicle leaving and stopped it on Parker Street. The driver, Benjamin Asamoah, 21, and passenger, Joseph Llano, 22, were detained. Officers also located a high capacity firearm inside.

Asamoah and LLano were charged with:

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  •  Armed Robbery
  • Improper Storage of a Large Capacity Firearm
  • Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Resisting Arrest

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(Springfield Police Department photo)

Llano was also charged with Interfering with a Police Officer.

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