CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The following is a press release from Chesterfield Police Department.
Police are seeking two men who robbed and assaulted another man in the 2700 block of Brampton Way at about 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15.
The victim had just left a store and was walking on Brampton Way when the suspects, armed with handguns, approached and demanded his property. The victim tried to walk away and one suspect struck him with a gun, knocking him to the ground and causing the gun to fire. The victim was not injured by the gunshot. The suspects then took his property and fled.
The first suspect is described as a black male, about 20 years old and 5 feet 5 inches tall with a light complexion. He was wearing all black clothing. The second suspect is described as a black male, about 20 years old with a medium complexion. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
These suspects match the description of two men involved in a robbery that occurred in the 2300 block of Alfalfa Lane at about 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15. In that incident, the suspects approached the victim from behind and demanded her purse. The suspects pushed the victim to the ground, took her property and fled. No weapons were displayed and the victim was not injured.
Anyone with information should contact Chesterfield County Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or text the code tip699 and send to 274637 (CRIMES).