From the RPD:
Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photo and video (video sent separately) who robbed a gas station shop this morning.
At approximately 1:50 a.m., the suspect entered the Exxon convenience store, located at 1701 E. Broad St., grabbed a can of beer and approached the counter. He presented a plastic bag, threatened the employee and demanded the employee give him the cash from the register. The suspect did not display a weapon. There were no injuries.
He was seen leaving the area on foot towards the intersection of East Broad and North 18th streets.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30-40 years of age and approximately 6’3” tall. He wore a black t-shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and a grey cap.
Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call First Precinct Detective Brian Taylor at (804) 646-0689 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.
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