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Suspect robs Family Dollar, assaults worker

Posted at 5:44 PM, Apr 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-17 17:44:50-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Richmond police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who robbed a Family Dollar and beat up an employee.

The crime happened at the Family Dollar at 2917 North Ave. on March 2 around 7:40 p.m.

Surveillance photos show a man walk into the store, assault an employee and rob the business before running off.

The suspect is described as a tall, black male wearing dark jeans, a gray-blue jacket and white sneakers.

If you have information that could help police ID the suspect, call Fourth Precinct Detective Kristie Reed at (804) 646-3182 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.