June 23, 2016Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect who robbed an east end convenience store this week.
At approximately 9:58 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, officers responded to a reported commercial robbery at the Sam Market, located at 1800 N. 30th St. The store employee stated the suspect entered the store, selected a can of beer from the refrigerated case, walked to the counter, displayed a silver handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then left the store and was last seen running towards Nine Mile Road.
The suspect is described as a black male who is approximately 5’8” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He wore a white t-shirt, khaki trousers and sneakers at the time of the incident. He has a goatee and braided hair.Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call First Precinct Detective Brian Taylor at (804) 646-0689 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 www.7801000.com.
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