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Two arrested in connection to Gilpin Court rape, third suspect sought

Police have arrested two suspects and are looking for a third in connection to a rape and abduction that occurred in Gilpin Court in January.
Posted at 4:11 PM, Feb 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-18 17:12:32-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have arrested two suspects and are looking for a third in connection to a rape and abduction that occurred in Gilpin Court in January.

Herbert E. Smith, Jr., 19, of the 1100 block of North 2nd Street, and Zekhaire A. Robinson, 20, of the 1700 block of Carlisle Avenue were arrested and charged with rape and abduction in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in an apartment in Gilpin Court on January 25th.

A third suspect, Shaquan H. Hill, 21, of the 1100 block of North 2nd Street, is still being sought. Smith is described as a black male, 5’ 6” and 170 pounds.

Anyone with information should call RPD Detective J. Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or use Crime Stoppers or the P3 smartphone app.