Police looking for car theft suspects, one armed

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Police in Richmond and Henrico are looking for two suspects in a series of car thefts, and one of those suspects fired on an officer.

This all began around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, when Henrico officers responded to a call of cars being broken into in the 1800 block of Cleary Road.

When police arrived on the scene, they witnessed three juveniles leaving the area on bicycles. One of the suspects jumped off his bike and tried to escape, but was arrested moments later.

Another suspect abandoned his bike and fled on foot to the 2600 block of Whitcomb Street. That suspect fired on an officer and then escaped with the third suspect.

The suspect who fired on the officer could face charges of attempted capital murder when caught.

If you know anything that can help police with this case, call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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