Police searching for suspect in robbery of Swansboro Family Dollar

Police searching for suspect in robbery of Swansboro Family Dollar

The suspect is described as a black male with a mustache. He was last seen wearing a white towel over his head, a black scarf around his face, a white long sleeve thermal shirt, and dark pants.

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From Richmond Police:

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify a suspect who is wanted for a commercial robbery of The Family Dollar that occurred last week.

At approximately 4:05 p.m. on Monday, July 2, an unknown male entered the Family Dollar at 7 East 16th Street. The suspect approached the employee, handed her a bag with a note demanding money, and stated he had a weapon. A weapon was never displayed. The employee complied and the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled on foot and was last seen walking southbound on East 16th Street toward Decatur Street.

The suspect is described as a black male with a mustache. He was last seen wearing a white towel over his head, a black scarf around his face, a white long sleeve thermal shirt, and dark pants.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call First Precinct Detective J. Hewitt at (804) 646-0576 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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