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Misidentified man arrested for carjacking released from jail

Shooting investigation at Old Williamsburg Road at Whiteside Court in Sandston. (PHOTO: Jon Burkett)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A man arrested in connection with a violent carjacking in Sandston Tuesday was released from jail after it was determined he was misidentified by the victim.

Charges filed against the man were dropped, according to the Henrico Sheriff’s Office and Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

A second man, 28-year-old Mark Alan Workman, remains charged in connection to the carjacking Scotch Pine Drive in eastern Henrico.

Workman was charged with two counts each of robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.