Monday, April 26, 2010

Family Dollar Robber Sought

Richmond Police needs the public’s help identifying and locating the man who robbed the Family Dollar at 1720 Williamsburg Road at gunpoint on Friday.

Shortly after 11 a.m. April 23, a man walked up to one of the registers with items as if he were going to make a purchase. He then displayed a gun and demanded the cashier give him money from the cash register. He also ordered the store manager to open the safe.

The robbery suspect is a black male, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He wore dark sunglasses, a black baseball cap with a yellow “P” on it, a black hooded jacket with a yellow design on the front, dark jeans and black-and-white shoes. The suspect also has a tattoo or distinct birthmark under his right eye.

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