Friday, February 4, 2011

Griffin Avenue Robber Sought

Richmond Police investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed at 67-year-old woman at gunpoint this week.

The victim was walking to work just before 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of Griffin Avenue when a man walked up to her, pointed a gun and demanded money. After stealing her wallet, he ran away.

The robber wore a black bandana over his face, but was described as a black male with a dark complexion, about 20 to 25 years old, 5’3” to 5’5” feet tall with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket with fur around the hood, blue or black jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Anthony Jackson at (804) 646-3182 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. You can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.