Police seek Valero robber

Incident occurred on Monday around 7:38 PM.

From RPD:

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photos who robbed a convenience store this week.

At approximately 7:38 p.m. Monday, a male entered the Valero store in the 2100 block of Semmes Avenue, brandished a handgun and demanded money from the employee. The suspect took the cash and left the store. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, early 20’s, approximately 5’ 10” tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. He wore all black clothing which included hood, gloves and a facemask at the time of the robbery. He may have a small scar under his right eye.

The suspect may have left the scene as a passenger in a gold or tan older-model Oldsmobile that was parked nearby.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Third Precinct Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 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.

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Richard Hayes

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