Suspect sought for brandishing weapon at Henrico gas station

Surveillance photos of the suspect, courtesy Henrico Police

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching for a suspect who brandished a firearm at a victim at a gas station in Henrico County last month.

The incident occurred on May 28 at a convenience store in the 11300 block of Patterson Avenue. Police say the victim was having a conversation with several males who were in a vehicle in the parking lot. The driver exited the vehicle and approached the victim. As they were interacting, a passenger exited and brandished a firearm at the victim. Both males then got back into the vehicle and left.

The vehicle was last seen heading towards Lauderdale Drive.

This photo, courtesy Henrico Police, shows the suspect vehicle parked outside the convenience store.

The suspect who flashed the weapon is described as a white male with a thin build. He was wearing a blue shirt, tan pants and a hat.

The vehicle is described as a silver, older model Honda CRV. It has a unique spot on the front passenger side door.

Anyone with information is asked to call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000, Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Crime Stoppers (calls and texts) is anonymous.

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