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Photos show burglar who stole cash from Richmond restaurant twice

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 12:10:58-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who they say broke into a restaurant twice just days apart.

Police say the suspect forced his way inside of a restaurant in the 2700 block of Chamberlayne Avenue. He then stole cash from the restaurant safe.

Police say the first incident occurred on Christmas at approximately 12:58 a.m. The second incident occurred just after midnight on Monday morning, December 28.

The suspect was captured wearing a distinctive knit cap on Monday morning, according to police.

Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect is asked to call Fourth Precinct Lieutenant B. Prendergast at (804) 646-4195 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.