The crowd was told the release had been cancelled after some in line became disorderly and 25 Richmond Police officers were called to the scene. But now we’re learning at least a few customers were allowed inside the store–with a police escort.
The annual “Indicators of Community Strength” report put together by United Way showed progress made in the reduction of poverty in the region, but also spotlighted areas where work is still needed across the region, including crime and education.
The Richmond Police Department and Henrico Police are both hosting some safety and awareness forums for religious gathering places in the wake of the recent violence in Sutherland Springs, as well as a conversation surrounding the response to the ongoing opioid crisis.
The university’s crime statistics are complicated because there are several different sets of data. Just days before VCU released its annual campus safety report, which goes to the U.S. Department of Education, the FBI posted crime numbers for the nation’s colleges and universities.
Sometime between the hours of 1:30 a.m. on Thursday Sept. 14 and 7 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 16 an unknown male reportedly stole tools from a Comcast vehicle parked along the 100 block of East Main Street.