RPD releases video of suspect in Walgreens robbery

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect involved in an attempted robbery on Saturday at the Walgreens Pharmacy in Carytown.

At 9:05 a.m. Saturday morning, officers were called to the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 3520 Ellwood Avenue for a report of an attempted robbery. The suspect approached the counter with a handgun and demanded money. Before leaving the store, the suspect fired one shot from his gun. He was last seen fleeing on foot towards Floyd Avenue. No injuries were reported and no items or money were taken from the store.

The suspect is described as a black male who is in his 20s, 5’10” in height and 150 pounds. At the time, he was wearing a white t-shirt with a black long sleeve shirt underneath, blue jeans, a black hat, and red, black and white shoes.

Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call Detective Jack Larry at (804) 646-1647 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at www.7801000.com.

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