RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police needs the public's help identifying and locating a robber targeting Family Dollar stores. Today's robbery occurred at the Family Dollar at 7 E. 16th St.
Around 1 p.m. the suspect walked into the Family Dollar and stood in line at the register. Once all customers left the store, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded an employee open the cash register. He took the money from the register and left the store.
The suspect is a black male, 35 to 40 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 185 to 200 pounds with a medium complexion. In today's robbery he was wearing a black leather jacket and dark blue jeans with faded patches on the leg.
The suspect also is wanted for robberies at the Family Dollar location at 1208 Westover Hills Blvd. on March 19 and the location at 1220 N. 25th St. on March 24.
Anyone who can identify this robbery suspect is asked to call Richmond Police at 646-0675 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.