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Thieves hold gun to 7-year-old’s head, steal his iPhone

Posted at 6:46 PM, Sep 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-29 18:46:52-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A seven-year-old Richmond boy said he was the victim of an armed robbery after four men he didn’t know stole his iPhone.

It happened over the weekend in the 2000 block of Ruffin Road.

No one was hurt, but the child said the thieves held a gun to his head and ordered him to empty his pockets.

Police say they are investigating the claims and ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.