Cigarette-smoking criminal steals items from unlocked porch in Richmond

Posted at 12:40 PM, Feb 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-09 12:40:50-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police detectives are looking for a man who burglarized a home on Old Midlothian Turnpike last week.

At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, the suspect parked his vehicle in front of a residence and entered an unlocked porch and stole items.

The suspect also attempted to enter the locked main body of the trailer home but was unsuccessful.

The suspect is described as a white male, balding, approximately 5’10” tall. He wore a light-colored hooded sweatshirt and was smoking a cigarette.

He drove a light-colored Subaru wagon.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this suspect to call Third Precinct Detective Harry Brown at (804) 646-1109 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.