Gunmen force Hopewell man inside home, steal cash and electronics

Gunmen force Hopewell man inside home, steal cash and electronics

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - A Hopewell man trying to leave his home came face to face with two gunmen who forced him back inside and robbed him.

The man was trying to leave his house in the 800 block of Crestline Blvd around 1:47 a.m. on Monday when the two armed men made him go back inside, then stole cash and electronics before assaulting him and running off, according to Hopewell police. The man suffered minor injuries.

The suspects are described as two black men around 25-30 years old. One had dreadlocks and was wearing camouflaged cargo pants with a dark t-shirt and had a silver handgun. The other had a short afro and was wearing a white t-shirt with dark sleeves, dark jeans and had a dark handgun.

Hopewell police ask anyone with information to call (804) 541-2222.