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Police: Shots fired as robbery victim runs off

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-23 11:34:14-04

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WTVR) – Police in Chesterfield released surveillance photos of three suspects accused of robbing a man as he walked home last Friday night.

It happened in the 5500 block of Handel Court around 1 a.m. when the victim was walking home from a nearby convenience store.

That’s when he was approached by the suspects, one of whom pulled out a handgun, and demanded he empty his pockets.

The suspects took off with cash and other items before the victim ran off foot. The victim heard two gunshots as he was running, but he was not struck.

The first suspect is described as a black male, about 6-feet four-inches tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a white t-shirt. The second is described as a black female, about 5-feet 4-inches tall and wearing dark clothing. And the third is described as a black male, about 5-feet 4-inches tall and wearing dark clothing.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251.