Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Suspect Sought in Church Burglary

February 8, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the individual in the photos who is suspected of breaking and entering into a church in the East End.

Shortly before 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, an adult male entered Faith Holy Church at 1022 N 22nd Street through a back door and stole several items. Surveillance footage shows the suspect entering the building and before leaving, rummaging through a mailbox within the facility.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, short dark hair and beard. At the time, he was wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt underneath a mid-tone jacket with a zipper on the left arm and light-colored cuffs, light-colored pants, and dark shoes. A tattoo was also visible on his right hand.
Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call First Precinct Detective Nathaniel Reese at (804) 646-0671 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.