One suspect arrested, another sought after several Shockoe Valley market robberies

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department has made an arrest and is searching for a suspect in a recent robbery at the Shockoe Valley Market.

Detectives are asking again for information about another robbery suspect at the same location.

Thursday at approximately 2: 40 p.m., two suspects entered the convenience store, located at 311 N. 18th St., brandished a knife at an employee and robbed the store of cash, cigarettes and cigars. The suspects fled on foot eastbound on East Marshall Street.

There were no injuries in the robbery.

Detectives have arrested a juvenile male for this incident and are seeking Dorian J. Hamilton, 20, of the 1300 block of Piney Ridge Court.

Detectives are still investigating a robbery at the same location on Wednesday and ask again for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. The suspect in the second photo used a handgun to rob the store.

Anyone with any information about these individuals or their whereabouts is asked to call First Precinct Detective Brian Taylor at (804) 646-0689 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

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