‘Known gang member’ wanted for robbery in Petersburg

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PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Petersburg are looking an armed former felon who they say committed a recent robbery.

Police said that Antonio Wayne Smith is a known member of the Bloods gang and that he has a history of violence.

Smith is described as a 22-year-old black male with black hair, brown eyes and a light complexion. Police said he is 5’5″ and weighs about 120 pounds and that he can be further distinguished by a tattoo on the front of his neck which reads TTP and shows an image of a bird.

Smith is wanted for robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm to commit a felony.

Police said that if you see Smith, do not approach him, but call Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212, visit pdcrimesolvers.org and utilize web-tips, or text tips to #274637.

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