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Gunman steals car at Henrico gas station, suspect still at large

Posted at 11:10 AM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 19:07:32-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Henrico Police are working to identify the man who robbed a woman at gunpoint before stealing her car at an eastern Henrico gas station. On October 15,  at about 11:15 p.m.,  Henrico officers reported to the 3100 block of Williamsburg Road for a report of a carjacking.

The victim reported pulling into the gas station to ask for directions. After asking the suspect for directions and not receiving help, the victim spoke with an employee. After leaving the store to return to their vehicle, the suspect approached the victim at gunpoint, robbed them, and stole their vehicle.

Police described the suspect as a black male in his 30s, between 5'8''-5'1'0'', with dreads. He was last seen headed eastbound on Williamsburg Road.

The vehicle that was stolen is a 2013 Dodge Avenger, Virginia License Plate VXV-8256. This vehicle is described as silver with black stripes and a "wing."

Henrico County Police Division is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person responsible for this crime. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app to their mobile devices and submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.