Suspect attempts to rob Chesterfield County man at his home at gunpoint

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Police in Chesterfield County are searching for a man who attempted to rob a man in the 5500 block of Markview Lane at about 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday night.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police said the suspect approached the victim at the door of his home, displayed a firearm, and demanded money.

The victim struggled with the suspect to get control of the firearm and one shot was fired inside the residence. No one was struck and the suspect then fled the area on foot.

The suspect was described as a black male, in his early to mid-twenties, approximately 6′, medium build, and wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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