Restaurant owner facing felony charges

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The owner of a Richmond institution is facing serious charges.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting the owner of Byram's Lobster House has been charged with felony property damage and threatening to blow up a building.

Fifty-six-year-old Konstantinos Nikiforos is accused of throwing a liquid degreaser, onto a building next door to his restaurant on West Broad Street. It caused thousands of dollars in damage.

A Richmond prosecutor says he the owner was upset because a deal to sell his building fell through.

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