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Last Updated: 2010-01-20


From: Detectives John Flores, Benjamin Toderico and Rashaan Wigfall

Number: 16-44
Date of Release: 10/31/2016

Crime Stoppers needs your help to identify the man who tried to rob a Taxi Driver in the city of Richmond.

The robbery occurred shortly before 8 a.m. on October 28th. The cab driver picked up a man in the 2900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue. He drove the man to the 1300 block of Nelson Street, where the man displayed a silver and gray handgun and began to struggle with the driver. The driver was not injured during the incident. The suspect fled on foot into the Wynwood Apartments.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’8”- 5’10”, weighing approximately 175 pounds. He wore a Redskins sweatshirt, light blue pants or jeans and a stocking hat.

His photo can be seen at 780-1000.com.

Robbery Suspect...Click to enlarge


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