Not guilty pleas for 2 men accused of robbing a man at gunpoint

Fairbanks- Not guilty pleas for two men arraigned today in Fairbanks Superior Court after reportedly robbing a man at gunpoint in the parking lot of Fred Meyers.

22-year-old Jordan Valentine and 22-year-old Jovan Askew are charged with Robbery in the first degree and theft in the 3rd degree.

According to an affidavit, the two reportedly jumped into the victim's vehicle in the parking lot of Fred Meyer's west and held him at gunpoint demanding his wallet, phone, and money.

The victim gave the men his belongings and they left the scene.

Troopers later identified the vehicle from surveillance footage and arrested the two suspects.

Trial in this case is scheduled for May.