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Suspects using fake guns in North Henrico attempted robbery

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Henrico Police are on the lookout for two men who possibly used fake guns during an attempted to robbery overnight.

Officers responded to the 5500 Block of Percheron Court around 12:50 a.m. Sunday. Police say one victim was taking items out of his vehicle when he was approached by one of the suspects  carrying what looked like a black handgun and demanded money. The victim told officers he believed the gun was fake. 

They say the second suspect opened the passenger side door armed with a firearm demanding items as well.  Police tell us that victim soon realized that the second suspect's gun was plastic by grabbing the nose of it.

Both suspects fled on foot to a 1992-1998 red or maroon Nissan Altima or Toyota Camry. The first suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 5'9"-5'11" tall , 150-170 lbs., wearing a black skull mask, black pants, black shirt, and gloves The second suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 5'8"-5'10" tall, 140-170 lbs., wearing a black shirt with white collar, dark pants, and a hat.

If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes, please contact Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip.  Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.                 

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