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Police: Blank ballot envelopes stolen from Richmond business

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Posted at 5:53 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 17:53:18-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police detectives are investigating a theft of unused voting ballot envelopes that were stolen from a Richmond business.

Investigators say the theft occurred after Election Day on Monday, November 16.

Police say a suspect stole a box of unused blank ballot envelopes from a business in the 1500 block of High Street at around 7:40 a.m.

No ballots were in the envelopes.

"The business does not supply ballot envelopes to the City of Richmond Registrar’s Office," said a Richmond Police spokesperson.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or whereabouts of the ballot envelopes is asked to call Fourth Precinct Detective P. Cho at (804) 646-2939 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com [7801000.com]. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.