Henrico police look for suspect in connection to September robberies

Henrico police look for suspect in connection to September robberies
Published: Oct. 8, 2015 at 8:08 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 18, 2015 at 8:44 PM EDT
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Henrico police responded to two robberies last month, where the victims gave a similar suspect description.

The first robbery happened in the 1600 block of Mountain Road on Sept. 21 around 9:46 p.m.  Police say the "suspect entered the business, approached an employee, displayed a knife and demanded money."  The victim gave the suspect money and the suspect left the business. in a black or blue sedan with a chrome trim around the windows.  No injuries were reported, according to police.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 5'8" to 5'10", between 160 to 175 pounds and clean shaven.  Police say the suspect was wearing a gray hooded jacket with a t-shirt, blue jeans and light gray gloves.

The second robbery happened in the 9800 block of Brook Road on Sept. 22 around 8:56 p.m.  Police say "the suspect entered the business and approached two employees with a knife, while demanding money."  The victims left the store and called police.  No injuries were reported.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, between 5'9" to 5'11", between 175 to 200 pounds with short brown hair.  They say the suspect left the scene in a black sedan.

Anyone with any information in these crimes is asked to call Henrico police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.