Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Suspect Sought in Multiple Commercial Burglaries across City

July 12, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the photos who is believed to be linked to four burglaries in the city.

Around 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, police were told an unknown male forced entry into Boulevard Burgers and Brew at 1300 N Boulevard. Surveillance footage shows the suspect climbing over a railing, breaking a window to gain entry into the building and taking two cash registers.

Additional incidents include:
  1. Around 3:10 a.m. on Monday, June 12 at Mary Angela’s Pizza at 3345 W. Cary St.
  2. Around 5 a.m. on Friday, June 30 at The Eatery at 3000 W. Cary St.
  3. Around 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 1 at Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House at 4205 W. Broad Street.
The suspect is described as either a white male or a black male with a light complexion and short facial hair. He is tall with a slender build. At the time of the July 4 incident, he was wearing a light-colored baseball hat, a light-colored shirt, pants and shoes. The suspect typically takes a register, tip and/or donation jar.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Third Precinct Detective Eric Sandlin at (804) 646-1010 or First Precinct Detective Paul Cho at (804) 646-2939 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.