Thursday, February 9, 2017

Suspect Sought in Home Invasion

February 9, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the male in the attached photo who is the suspect in a home invasion and robbery yesterday.

At approximately 11:49 a.m., officers were called to the 1800 block of Newman Road for the report of a home invasion and robbery.

The suspect, seen below in a surveillance image captured nearby, is described as a black male, 5’5” – 5’7” tall, with a slight build. He wore a “Nike” brand navy-colored hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the front.

The victim reported the suspect appeared at the home’s front door offering lawn services, but when declined, the suspect brandished a handgun, forced his way into the home, stole cash and fled on foot.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call First Precinct Detective Gaetano Drago at (804) 646-3395 or (804) 510-4182 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000, online at or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip.

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