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Richmond Police asking for information in Bellemeade assault

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Posted at 4:37 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 16:37:45-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are asking for information from the public as they investigate an aggravated assault that occurred three weeks ago.

Around 5:45 p.m. on Friday, May 8, officers responded to the 1400 block of Minefee Street for the report of an assault.

Once on scene, they found a 53-year-old male with a life-threatening head injury and determined that he was assaulted with a firearm. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he is still recovering at this time.

Detectives believe the victim was attacked by three male suspects, but have limited details on their descriptions.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective N. Reese at (804) 646-0712. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.