RICHMOND, Va. — Police are investigating after a woman was struck in the face with a weapon and robbed while walking in Richmond’s South Side.
Around 5:15 p.m., the woman was walking on the 700 Block of Basset Avenue when she was approached from behind and struck in the face with what she believes to be a firearm. Her phone and purse were taken by the perpetrator.
The suspect was described as a black man, dressed in all black with a mask on.
Police say two other suspects may have been involved, possibly in a vehicle.
Detectives are on still on scene investigating.