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2 persons of interest wanted in truck theft in VCU parking deck

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 17:14:42-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- VCU Police is asking for the public's help in identifying two persons of interest in a vehicle theft inside a VCU parking deck.

Police say they received a report of a vehicle theft that occurred at VCU’s West Broad Street Parking Deck, located at 1111 W. Broad Street, on the Friday morning, August 21.

The victim told police that they parked the vehicle in the deck at approximately 4 a.m. When they returned later, the vehicle was missing.

Police say the vehicle was stolen at 4:59 a.m.

The vehicle stolen is a 2010 dark grey Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with Virginia license plate #JZL-9203.

Police say the vehicle has about 14 different stickers on the rear cab window, including a Raiders football decal, American and Irish flags, an RVA sticker and a Wu-Tang Clan logo.

Police say two additional vehicles on the deck were also broken into.

VCU security cameras captured two individuals who are persons of interest.

  • The first person of interest is a male, approximately 20 to 30 years old. He has light brown hair and some facial hair and was wearing a blue Carolina “Tar Heels Championship” t-shirt, jeans and grey and white sneakers.
  • The second person of interest is a male, approximately 20 to 30 years old, and was wearing a grey t-shirt with a graphic, light colored baseball hat, a grey facemask, ripped light-fade jeans and black lace up shoes with white soles.

The vehicle’s last known direction of travel was east on Franklin Street from Belvidere Street.

Detectives ask anyone who believes that someone tampered with their vehicle vehicle on Aug. 21 in the West Broad Street Parking Deck to report it to VCU Police.

Anyone with information about these incidents, or the individuals involved, is asked to call the VCU Police non-emergency line at (804) 828-1196 or to send in tips on the LiveSafe app. Tips can also be submitted to Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or on the P3 Tips mobile app; for more information, visit http://www.crimestoppersrichmondvirginia.com/.