Violent robbery attempt in Richmond overnight

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Police are looking for two suspects involved in an early morning robbery attempt in Richmond's South side.

Officers tell us the victim was walking home in the 5500 block of Warwick Road just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Around that time, two men approached the victim and demanded money. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head with an unknown object. The other suspect then proceeded to pepper spray the victim.

The victim in this crime is expected to be okay, but police are asking anyone with information on the suspects to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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