Friday, July 18, 2014

Candlewood Suites Attempted Robbery Suspects Sought

Candlewood Suites Attempted Robbery Suspects Sought

The Richmond Police Department is asking the public’s assistance to help identify and find two men who attempted to rob a hotel this month.

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At approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, the men in the attached surveillance photos entered the lobby of Candlewood Suites at 4301 Commerce Road, and attempted to rob the business. 

The suspects brandished a handgun but fled the business without taking anything. They left the scene on foot heading westbound on Bells Road.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s, 5’10”- 6’ tall, with a thick build. He was wearing glasses with gold trim. The second suspect is a black male in his mid-20s, over 6’ tall, with a thin build. He had a cloth covering his face.


Anyone with any information about the men’s identity or this crime is asked to call Second Precinct Detective Derrick Longoria at (804) 646-8171 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.