Robbery suspect in custody after being confronted by victim

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A purse snatching victim helps nab a robbery suspect in Richmond.

This all started around 8:00 Friday evening when a man approached a woman in the 1400 block of Rogers Street.

He displayed a gun and took off with the victim's purse, but about an hour later the woman spotted the same man in the 1300 block of Coalter Street.

She confronted the suspect and security from nearby Fair Hills Apartments came to her aid.

The suspect, 29-year-old Charles Alexander was arrested and charged with robbery.

A BB gun was recovered at the scene.

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