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Man with pink handgun robs Chesterfield Dollar General

Posted at 5:17 PM, May 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-04 23:11:54-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Police are searching for an armed man who robbed a Dollar General store in Ettrick Wednesday morning.

Police said the man robbed the Dollar General, located at 20829 Woodpecker Road at around 10:15 a.m. Police said the suspect entered the business, displayed a pink handgun and demanded money from the registers.

Upon receiving cash, the suspect fled on foot toward University Apartments. No one was injured during the incident.

Dollar General robbery

The suspect is described as a black male, between 21 to 27 years old and around 5 feet 8 inches tall. The man is described as having a thin build and wearing black winter clothing and black work gloves.

No surveillance photos have been released at this time.

The Dollar General is located in a shopping center that has been robbed three times in the past two weeks.

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or