Thursday, May 26, 2016

Suspect Sought in Walmart Arson

May 26, 2016

The Richmond Police Department and Richmond Fire Investigation’s Unit need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photo and video (video sent separately), who lit a fire inside Walmart late last month.

At approximately 12:24 p.m. on April 29, officers responded to a report of arson at Walmart, located at 2401 Sheila Lane. Surveillance video from the store shows the suspect lit a small fire on a shelf and left the aisle.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” tall with spiky hair. He was wearing a bright orange sweatshirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to call Fire Investigator Brian Dalrymple at (804) 646-5421 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at