Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Brookland Parkway Attempted Robber Sought

The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help in locating the man who tried to rob three women at gunpoint yesterday afternoon.

Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, a man entered a residence in the 1200 block of Brookland Parkway through an unlocked door and tried to rob three women inside at gunpoint. He also struck one woman in the head and then ran from the residence, last seen running toward the 2900 block of Northumberland Avenue.

He is described as a black male with a dark complexion and short hair, 20 to 25 years old, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” and weighing 180 pounds to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark blue cargo shorts and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.