Henrico Police investigating overnight robberies

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Police are looking for the suspects behind two, unrelated gas station robberies in Henrico Friday night.

The first happened around 9:00 p.m. at the Chubby's gas station in the 6000 block of West Broad Street. According to police, a man wearing camouflage displayed a black, automatic gun to the attendant and demanded money and cigarettes. The attendant emptied the register and the suspect was able to get away.

Henrico Police say this incident could be connected to the robbery of a BP station on Broad Rock Road.

A second robbery, unrelated to the first, happened at 11:00 p.m. at a Shell station in the 8600 block of Patterson Avenue. The suspect in this incident demanded money and lottery tickets, then got away.

If you know anything that can help police find the suspects in these two robberies, call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. You will remain anonymous.

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