Full video is below:
While this is not breaking news, as some news sites claimed in their coverage of this story, this is newly released footage of an assault and robbery that occurred at Family Dollar, 1220 N 25th St, on January 8th at around 5:40p.
The suspect can be seen entering the store, attempting to steal some merchandise, and being confronted by the store clerk. The situation ends when the suspect slams the clerk to the ground, picks back up his stolen merchandise, and flees the store.
If you have information about this incident or recognize the suspect please contact First Precinct Detective J. Hewitt at 804-646-0576 or call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or by visiting the Virginia Crime Stoppers Website