Police search for homeless tool thief, wanted for other incidents

Posted at 12:33 PM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 12:37:52-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to locate a woman wanted in connection with a recent break-in. She is also a person of interest in several other incidents.

Shavone M. Allen, 30, of Richmond, is wanted on charges of breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Around 10 a.m. on August 2, officers were called to the 3400 block of Mike Road for a report of a shed break-in. A short time earlier, a neighbor witnessed a black female carrying several lawn tools down the street.

The female was later identified as Allen.

Allen is described as a black female, 5’2” tall, weighing about 105 pounds. She is believed to be homeless and is known to frequent Davee Gardens, the Ruffin Road area, and the Jefferson Davis Highway corridor.

Anyone with any information about this individual or her whereabouts is asked to call Second Precinct Detective Charles Baldwin at (804) 646-8184 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at

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