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Scar-faced Richmond gunman wanted for convenience store robbery

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Mar 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-05 14:40:43-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Police released several photos of a man wanted for robbing the Valero store on the 2100 block of Semmes Avenue. The man flashed a gun and demanded money when he entered the store at about 7:38 p.m. Monday, police said.

“The suspect took the cash and left the store. There were no injuries,” a police spokesman added. “He wore all black clothing which included hood, gloves and a facemask at the time of the robbery. He may have a small scar under his right eye.”

Police further described the robber as a man in his early 20’s, approximately 5’ 10” tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds.

“The suspect may have left the scene as a passenger in a gold or tan older-model Oldsmobile that was parked nearby,” police added.

Anyone with information was asked to call Richmond Police Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.