Two Robberies Reported Near VCU Overnight

Richmond and VCU authorities are investigating after two off-campus robberies overnight.

The first happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Harrison Mini Mart, on Harrison Street near West Leigh Street. IN that robbery, police said the suspect displayed a hand gun and was able to get away with cash and candy from inside store.

In the second incident, two people walking on Grove Avenue near Lombardy Street were robbed at gunpoint by two male suspects just after 2 a.m. Friday. Neither victim was injured.

Anyone with information about either crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

Copyright 2013 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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