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Man robbed at gunpoint near VCU, suspect fled on bicycle

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Posted at 11:20 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 23:20:57-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday night, only blocks away from VCU’s Monroe Park Campus.

Investigators said the robbery happened just before 9 p.m. at W Grace St. and N Allen Ave. in the Fan.

The male victim was walking home, when a man on a bicycle pulled up next to him with a gun and demanded his belongings. The male suspect fled the scene with the victim’s cell phone and money.

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No one was injured during the robbery.

There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.