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UPDATE: Lynchburg man taken into custody after malicious wounding, armed robbery

UPDATE: Lynchburg man taken into custody after malicious wounding, armed robbery

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UPDATE: A Lynchburg man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Ambruse William Formson, 48, of Lynchburg, is charged with breaking and entering, malicious wounding, strong arm robbery and strangulation in connection with the armed robbery and malicious wounding that happened on Fillmore Street on Friday.  

The Lynchburg Police Department released the information Sunday, adding the investigation is ongoing. 


A woman suffered injuries in an armed robbery on the 1200 block of Fillmore Street on Friday afternoon.

According to a Lynchburg Police Department news release, a woman arrived at Lynchburg General Hospital with lacerations and injuries to her face, saying she was attacked and robbed.

Officers identified a suspect, Ambruse William Formson, 48, of Lynchburg. He is wanted on charges that include breaking and entering, malicious wounding, strong arm robbery, and strangulation.

Anyone with information as to Formson’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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