Thursday, October 20, 2016

Suspect Sought in Shockoe Valley Market Robbery

October 20, 2016
The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the photos who is a suspect in a robbery at the Shockoe Valley Market.
Yesterday at approximately 1: 13 p.m. the suspect walked into the convenience store, located at 311 N. 18th St., brandished a firearm and robbed a store employee of cash and a box of cigars.

He fled on foot eastbound on East Marshall Street. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male with a goatee, approximately six feet tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. He wore a grey hooded sweatshirt, jeans and black boots.

Anyone with any information about these individuals or their whereabouts 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

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