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Man robbed of $20 in front of Henrico vet hospital

Posted at 11:09 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-04 06:35:47-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police are searching for a man who is accused of assaulting and robbing a man of $20 in Henrico’s Northside Monday evening.

Investigators say the robbery happened around 5:00 p.m. in the 4800 block of Nine Mile Rd. in front of the Fairfield Veterinary Hospital.

The victim said he walking to the store when he was hit from behind and robbed of $20. Sources say the man was knocked to the ground and kicked during the robbery. The male victim was not seriously injured.

The suspect fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. He is described as a white man with red hair and tattoos.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.