Masked robbers hit woman with knife, then steal phones from West End store

Posted at 11:01 AM, Aug 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-05 23:49:47-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police are looking for two men who used a knife while robbing the Boost Mobile store in Henrico's West End on Saturday night. The store is located along the 9000 block of Quioccasin Road.


"The suspects displayed knives and made demands of the adult female cashier. One of the suspects hit the victim in the head with a knife handle, causing a minor injury," Henrico Police spokeswoman Capt. Linda Toney wrote in an email. "The cashier complied, and the suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cell phones."

Police described the suspects as Hispanic men.

One of the suspects wore gray pants, a gray and white stripe shirt, white shoes, and a black mask that appears to be a t-shirt with holes cut out and a red and white stripe shirt covering his head.


The other suspect wore gray pants, a gray hooded shirt, black shoes, and a gray mask that appears to be a t-shirt with holes cut out.


The crime happened about 8 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.



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