[Yesterday] at approximately 2:22 pm there was an attempted robbery and shooting of an individual in the 1200 block of Carlisle Avenue. An unknown suspect attempted to rob three contractors who were restoring a vacant home in the block. One of the victims was shot by the suspect.
The suspect fled on foot and was last seen heading down Tompkins Street towards Admiral Gravely Blvd. Officers and Detectives canvassed the area along with K9 and the aviation unit.
The suspect was described as a black male, wearing dark colored jeans and a hoodie pulled tight around his face and armed with a small caliber handgun.
Citizens are asked to remain aware of their surroundings and report suspicious activity to the police by calling 911. If anyone has information about this or other crimes in the Richmond area please contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.
The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to identify the men (above) who broke into Ocean World Seafood store at 4814 Government Road last week.
At approximately 4:19 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, three men entered the Ocean World Seafood store through a vent panel of the business and stole boxes of cigarettes and other items.
Anyone with any information about these men or this crime is asked to call First Precinct Lieutenant Dan Minton at (804) 646-0574 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.