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Man in turtle shirt steals restaurant cash drawer — but crime did not go as planned

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Oct 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-22 12:30:05-04
Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Investigators released photos of a man wanted for breaking into a Mechanicsville restaurant and stealing the cash drawer. There was no cash in the drawer, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Chris Whitley said.

The man broke into the restaurant along the 6100 block of Brashier Boulevard around midnight on August 19.

Investigators described the thief as a white man, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, and 180-200 pounds with a tattoo on his left forearm. He was wearing a T-shirt with an image of a turtle.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.