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Help identify robber that struck Chinese restaurant on Christmas

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Dec 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-29 13:33:49-05

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to identify the man who robbed a restaurant on Christmas Day.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 25, police said the suspect entered the China House restaurant at 3014 Jefferson Davis Highway, brandished a shotgun and robbed the business.

The suspect fled on foot. There were no injuries.

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The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’ 8” tall and weighing 125 pounds. He was wearing black clothing and a black hat and scarf. He wore what appeared to be a wedding ring and also had a scar or tattoo on the top of his left hand.

Anyone with any information about this man or this crime is asked to call Second Precinct Detective Derrick Longoria at (804) 646-8171 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.