Monday, June 12, 2017

Suspect Sought in Woodland Park Store Robbery

June 12, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photos who is suspected of an armed robbery which occurred in Woodland Park last month.

The robbery occurred at approximately 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, at the FasMart at 2107 Semmes Avenue. The suspect entered the store pointing the weapon at the store clerk. As the suspect walked toward the counter, a second employee approached the suspect and grabbed the barrel of the weapon. The two individuals struggled with the weapon until the suspect fled the scene heading down West 21st Street toward the James River.

The suspect is described as a black male or female that has a thin build and is approximately 5’6” to 5’7” in height. At the time, the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black shorts and white shoes.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this incident to call Third Precinct Detective Ryan Nixon at (804) 646-1165 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.