Gunman robs Chesterfield Towne Center jewelry store

Posted at 11:04 PM, Oct 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-10 06:24:00-04

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WTVR) – Police are looking for a man with a gun who robbed a jewelry store at Chesterfield Towne Center Wednesday night.

Chesterfield police told CBS 6 that there was an armed robbery around 8:45 p.m. at the Prince Jewelers located at 11500 Midlothian Turnpike.

Police said the suspect walked up to a clerk, pulled out a handgun and grabbed several jewelry items from behind the counter. Once the man had the jewelry, police said the suspect took off.

The suspect is described as a black male about 20 to 25 years of age, 6 feet 1 inches tall and 160 pounds wearing a black and white shirt and black pants.

Police said no shots were fired and that no one was injured.

CBS 6 News' Chelsea Rarrick spoke to an employee who works at a different store in the mall. She said some of the employees heard sirens go off, but no one knew the reason for the noise.

If you have information that could help police, call Chesterfield police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or text the code "WATSON" and send to 274637 (CRIMES).