Friday, January 15, 2016

Suspect Sought in Three Armed Robberies

January 15, 2016

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the photos who robbed three convenience stores at knifepoint.

The incidents occurred yesterday around 4:45 p.m. at a store in the 4000 block of MacArthur Avenue, at about 8:40 p.m. at a store in the 4400 block of West Broad Street, and at approximately 11:18 p.m. at a store in the 200 block of West Main Street. The suspect entered each store, brandished a large knife and demanded the clerk open the cash register.

After taking money from the drawer, the suspect is believed to have fled in a gold SUV, possibly a GMC Envoy or similar vehicle. The suspect is described as a medium to dark skinned black male, 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing glasses, a dark Cowboys zip-up hoodie, blue jeans and a dark beanie or do-rag.

No one was injured during any of the incidents.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Detective Harry Brown at (804) 646-1109 or Detective Michael DiSalvo at (804) 646-3184. Citizens can also call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000, submit a tip online at, or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.