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Police: Man wanted in armed robbery of Richmond market

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Posted at 6:54 PM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 18:54:04-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man captured on video robbing a Richmond market at gunpoint earlier this month.

The incident occurred at the 804 Market in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike just after 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 20.

After entering the store, police say the suspect pulled a gun on the clerk, gave him a plastic bag and told him to fill it with money.

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The clerk complied and the suspect was last seen running east on Fairfield Avenue with the cash.

Anyone with information about his identity is asked to call First Precinct Detective D. Jones at (804) 646-0689 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.