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Knife-wielding Henrico robber steals woman’s purse, then uses stolen credit card

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Oct 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-29 20:45:36-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. —  Henrico police are trying to find an armed robbery suspect who pulled out a knife and stole a woman’s purse.

It happened last Wednesday around 7:30 p.m. in the 10000 block of Brook Road.

That’s when the victim was approached by a man who displayed a knife and stole the victim’s purse.

The victim was not injured.

“Shortly after the incident, the victim’s credit card was used at a business in the 10000 block of Brook Road,” Lieutenant C. J. Eley said in a news release. “Photos of the card user can be seen below.”

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If you have information that could help investigators, call Henrico police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.