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Police seek gunman in Metro PCS store robbery

Posted at 12:19 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-20 12:19:17-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in an armed robbery at a Metro PCS store in Richmond on Tuesday.

The crime happened just after 3:15 p.m. at the store in the 2600 block of Midlothian Turnpike.

Metro PCS Robber

Metro PCS Robber

That is when police said a man walked into the store, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the register.

Police said the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene.

The suspect was last seen wearing a gray and black camouflage zip-up jacket, dark pants with red shorts underneath and tan shoes.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call Second Precinct Detective J. Pritchard at 804-646-8158 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.