Suspect sought after threatening employee with firearm at downtown 7-Eleven

Suspect sought after threatening employee with firearm at downtown 7-Eleven

The incident stemmed from a request for ID when purchasing cigarillos.

From RPD:

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in the attached photos, who is a suspected of brandishing a firearm inside a downtown 7-Eleven.

At approximately 5:38 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, the suspect walked into the 7-eleven, located at 1001 E. Main Street, asking for cigarillos. The victim asked the suspect for identification and after going back and forth, the suspect threw his ID on the counter. The victim then told the suspect to leave. After refusing, he pulled out a firearm and stated “b**ches like you, I’ll shoot.”

The suspect left the store and fled on foot.

He is described as a black male in his early 20’s and approximately 5’5” feet tall. At the time he was wearing a black zipped up hoodie with headphones on, dark pants and black shoes.

Anyone with any information about these individuals or their whereabouts is asked to call First Precinct Detective Tori Wilson at (804) 646-0672 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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