Man in thick winter coat tells Macy’s guard he has a gun during Chesterfield Towne Center heist

Posted at 2:52 PM, Mar 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-30 14:52:34-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police released security photos of two men who tried to steal items from the Macy’s at Chesterfield Towne Center. The men were wearing thick winter coats during the February 28 crime, police said.

“Two male suspects entered the Macy’s at Chesterfield Towne Center and attempted to steal several items from the store,” Chesterfield Police wrote in an email. “After passing the point of sale, the thieves were confronted by the loss prevention officer. One of the men told the loss prevention officer they had a firearm before dropping the goods and running out of the store.”

Both suspects were described as black men who stood about 6-feet tall. Anyone with information about these men was asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or visit

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