Man robbed at gunpoint near VCU, suspect fled on bicycle

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.


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.

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