Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Suspects Sought in Semmes Avenue Robbery

July 14, 2015

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspects in the attached photos who are persons of interest in a robbery that occurred early this morning.

At 1:17 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the 2100 block of Semmes Avenue for a report of a robbery.  Two armed black male suspects whose faces were partially covered entered the store and demanded money. One suspect had a handgun and the other was armed with a knife. 

The pair took cash from the business and robbed the only customer inside the store. They then fled on foot. No one was injured.

The first suspect is described as a 6-foot tall light-skinned black male with a skinny build, approximately 30 years old, who was wearing a black T-shirt, black jeans and a black baseball cap at the time of the incident. The second suspect is described as a 5-foot, 8-inch tall dark-skinned black male, age 24-25, with a medium build wearing black shorts and no shirt.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about these persons to call Third Precinct Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 or call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.