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Suspect robs man sitting in car at Walmart on New Year’s Eve

Posted at 6:08 PM, Jan 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-01 18:08:13-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police said a man was robbed at gunpoint  in his car outside a Walmart on the city’s South Side on New Year's Eve.

Officers said the robbery happened in the parking lot of the Walmart on Sheila Lane around 9 p.m.

That’s when investigators said the victim was sitting in his car when a man walked up and pulled out a gun.

Officers said the suspect got away with cash and then drove off in another car.

A description of the robber has not yet been released.