Rash of robberies possibly connected

Posted at 5:07 PM, Jul 05, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)–Investigators believe several recent Richmond robberies are all connected because the same suspect and car description was offered in each incident.

Victims’ offered descriptions that they were robbed by two black males in a burgundy Ford Taurus. The passenger, described as 6 feet tall and heavy set, would get out of the passenger seat and rob the victims with a silver handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

The robberies occurred from the time period of 12:45 a.m. through 2:15 a.m. on Friday. Below are the five locations where the robberies occurred.

1. 4th Precinct
7/5/13 12:45 a.m.
3600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue
Two females reported two unknown males robbed them at gunpoint.

2. 4th Precinct
7/5/13 1:33 a.m.
2200 block of 2nd Avenue
A male reported two unknown males robbed him at gunpoint.

3. 4th Precinct
7/5/13 1:57 a.m.
200 block of East Leigh Street
A male reported two unknown males robbed him at gunpoint.

4. 3rd Precinct
7/5/13 2:08 a.m.
1700 block of Sauer Avenue
A female reported two unknown males robbed her at gunpoint.

5. 3rd Precinct
7/5/13 2:15 a.m.
400 block of Tilden Street
A male reported an unknown male robbed him at gunpoint.