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Police searching for two suspects, wanted for shooting at police officer

Posted at 4:50 PM, Nov 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-02 18:15:41-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield County Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects involved in a robbery and shooting at a police officer.

Police said on the evening of Wednesday, September 23, a Chesterfield County Police officer saw two male subjects acting suspiciously in the area of Jefferson Davis Highway and Walmsley Boulevard.

The officer watched the males engage in suspicious activity which was later determined to be a robbery of a person at the Rainbow Motel. The officer followed the men at a distance, but one suspect turned around and fired a shot at the officer. The suspects eventually got away in the area of Lancelot Avenue, just north of the motel.

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Chesterfield County Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects involved in a robbery and shooting at a police officer.

Both suspects were described as black males between 20 and 30 years of age. The man who fired the shot was between 5 feet, 10 inches and 6 feet tall with a thin build and a dark complexion. He had short dreadlocked hair, with the dreadlocks tied back using a rubber band.  The second suspect was between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 9 inches tall. He was light complexioned and had red colored hair and a beard.

Police ask if you have information about the suspects or this crime call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.