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$100,000 stolen from store amid Richmond riots

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Posted at 1:53 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 13:53:48-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are looking for a group of men who stole more than $100,000 worth of merchandise from a Richmond store.

“Between approximately 2 a.m. - 3 a.m. on Sunday, May 31, security video shows nine to 10 suspects entering Experimax – located at 1307 West Main Street – three separate times,” a Richmond Police spokesperson said. “The suspects stole almost all the computer equipment, cellphones, and registers in the store. They also took a handgun from inside a desk drawer.”

Located in the Fan, near the VCU campus, Experimax is a computer repair store that focuses on Apple products. A GoFundMe set up to aid the business owner has raised more than $35,000.

Richmond Police released images of the men wanted for the crime and an image of their vehicle. Police said it appeared the men were in a black Mercedes-Benz SUV.

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The crime occurred during the first weekend of rioting that followed protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Anyone with information about this crime was asked to call Detective M. Williams at 804-646-1007 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.