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Gunman goes through victim’s pockets in afternoon Richmond robbery

Posted at 2:10 PM, May 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-25 14:12:58-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Both Richmond and VCU Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon armed robbery in a Cumberland Street alley near Belvidere.

“The suspect approached the victim, displayed a black revolver and demanded, ‘Give me everything,'” VCU released in a campus alert. “The suspect then went into the victim’s pockets and removed their belongings.”

Police investigate robbery in Richmond.

Police did not indicate whether or not the victim was physically hurt during the robbery.

Investigators described the robber as a black male, in his 20s.

He was and last seen wearing a blue-hooded sweatshirt over a white t-shirt, dark pants, and black shoes with white trim and red laces, police said.

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