FBI leads joint investigation of CVS robbery spree

FBI leads joint investigation of CVS robbery spree

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Richmond field office has combined efforts with local law enforcement agencies in four Virginia counties and three additional cities to identify and locate a suspect responsible for multiple robberies.

Federal investigators believe robberies in Henrico, Hanover, Arlington and Prince William counties, as well as in Fredericksburg, Williamsburg and Hampton, were all the work of the same suspect. He is wanted in connection to robberies from various CVS stores around Virginia on July 15, July 26, August 13, September 16, October 10 and October 26.

In each robbery, a black male suspect entered the CVS drug store and made off with quantities of prescription medication including Oxycodone, and cash. In several of these robberies, the subject was observed leaving the premises in a light colored, possibly white or silver, Dodge Nitro SUV. Surveillance cameras in each store captured images of the suspect always wearing a hat and covering his face with a white cloth.

Investigators from the FBI, the Henrico County Police Division, the Hanover County Sheriff's Office, the Fredericksburg Police Department, the City of Williamsburg Police Department, the Arlington County Police Department, the Prince William County Police Department, and the Hampton Police Department encourage the public to contact authorities with tips that may lead to the identification and/or location of this suspect. Anyone with information can call the FBI's Richmond field office at 804-261-1044 or send email to Richmond@ic.FBI.gov with information that may assist authorities in solving these cases.

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