Police seek suspect in second East Parham Road convenience store robbery in one week

The second robbery is just a block away from one that took place earlier in the week.

Yet another East Parham Road convenience store has been robbed–the second in one week.

On Thursday, November 20th around 4:00 AM, Henrico Police officers responded to the 900 block of East Parham Road for a commercial robbery report. According to employee accounts, the suspect approached the clerk, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the business. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing all black clothing, and was carrying a black backpack with red straps.

Earlier this week, another suspect hit a convenience store just a block away, in the 800 block of East Parham Road.

Henrico County Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspects responsible for both crimes. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Henrico Police at 804.501.5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804.7801000.

You can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “iTip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Photo: Henrico Police

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Trevor Dickerson

Trevor Dickerson loves all things Richmond and manages RVANews’ West of the Boulevard and West End community sites.

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