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Tow truck driver shot in attempted robber on W. 21st on Sunday afternoon

Attempted robbery at BB&T last night

Jahnke Road pharmacy robber quickly caught

From RTD. Police made a quick arrest following the armed robbery of a South Richmond pharmacy. There were no shots fired and no injuries in the robbery, which Richmond police Capt. Yvonne Crowder said occurred about 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rite Aid in the 6300 block of Jahnke Road.

7-11 robbed

Bon Air Martin’s robbers sought

 The Richmond Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Friday evening, Aug. 2, at the Martin’s supermarket in the 3-thousand block of Stony Point Road.

Skateboard robbery on Belle Isle

From RTD Richmond police are investigating two robberies, including one that occurred on Belle Isle in the James River. There were no injuries in either robbery.

Assault and robbery at RVA Pizza Deli & Grocery aka Crust and Cream

From RTD; A clerk was kicked in the face during the armed robbery of a South Richmond pizza and grocery business. Richmond police Capt. Angela Greene said an ambulance crew was sent to examine the clerk, who refused additional medical treatment after the robbery, which occurred at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday at RVA Deli and Grocery […]

Editorial on recent 48 Hrs. Store robbery

On Saturday the 48 Hrs. Store was robbed. This editorial by John Butcher was written in response. Some years ago (I was Safety Chairman of the Old South Neighborhood Team at the time; the Teams have been defunct since Mayor Wilder’s first term so you have a measure of how long ago “some years” might […]

Home invasion robbery on Westower Drive

From this morning’s RTD. The second robbery was a a home invasion that occurred between 5 and 5:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Westower Drive, also in South Richmond, where a suspect armed with a rifle forced his way in a home and robbed the resident. The suspect was described only as a black […]

Figs nabbed

Just a little reminder to keep an eye on your neighbor’s house. This is not the first time I’ve reported about this type of crime and while it isn’t as serious assault it is still a bummer to hear about. I’m hoping that you can help me. I’ve been a resident of Westover Hills for 17 […]

Police seek help in finding Hull Street bank robber

(Video can be seen here.) Richmond Police detectives still need the public’s help to identify the man who is suspected of robbing a SunTrust Bank last week. At approximately 11:46 a.m. on June 27, a man walked into the SunTrust Bank at 1518 Hull St. and passed a teller a note demanding money. He did […]

BB&T Bank robbed, robber still loose

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the man in the below photos who is suspected of robbing a bank this morning. At approximately 10:56 a.m. Monday, a man walked into the BB&T Bank at 6980 Forest Hill Ave. and passed a teller a note demanding money. He did not display a weapon, […]

McDonald’s bandit caught

From RPD; Richmond Police Department Second and Third Precinct officers and detectives have made an arrest of the man suspected of robbing two businesses last night. Police arrested Daniel J. Randolph, 39, of the 8000 block of Provincetown Drive , Chesterfield . His photo is attached.

McDonald’s robbed

The old McDonald’s was robbed a lot, I mean a lot. Apparently it took our local robbers a little while to figure out that it had moved across the street. Details from NBC12 (video will likely show up tomorrow): Two Richmond robberies in just under three hours. Richmond Police say a black male, wearing a […]

Local Sprint store robbed

Scary details from an armed robbery

The wording from the Daily Crime Report is straight forward. 1st Precinct -ROBBERY 5/1/12, 9:15 p.m., 200 block of West 15th Street, A male reported he was robbed at gunpoint by three unknown males. The details I just received in an email paint a much more vivid and disturbing picture. You might remind your readers to be aware of […]

RPD need help identifying Fas Mart robber

The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to find and identify the man pictured in this surveillance video who robbed the Fas Mart on Semmes Avenue on Tuesday.

Fas-Mart robbed and full list of most recent car break-ins

3rd Precinct – ROBBERY 2/14/12 – 1:05 a.m. – 2107 Semmes Ave. Clerks reported an unknown male robbed the Fas-Mart at gunpoint. Some of the thefts below were mentioned yesterday.

7-11 on Forest Hill Ave. Robbed

From RTD; No shots were fired and no one was injured in the robbery, which occurred at 2:40 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 6800 block of Forest Hill Avenue. Richmond police Capt. David L. Martin said the store’s two clerks on duty told officers that two men with their faces covered came in the […]

Lucky Convenience Store Continues Unlucky Streak with a Monday Robbery

From RTD: Richmond Police are looking for a man who held up the Lucky’s convenience store in the 400 block of Cowardin Avenue Monday night. A man with a towel over his face displayed a small handgun and demanded money about 9:55 p.m., said Capt. Yvonne Crowder. The suspect fled on foot. No shots were […]

Attempted Robbery on W. 32nd

Lt. McQuail asked that we let the community know of a recent incident; I wanted to let you know that there was an attempted robbery on 03/11/11 in the 600 block of W. 32nd St. It occurred around 8:30 PM.

Teen Robbed This Morning on W. 31st

From the RTD; Richmond police were called to the 200 block of West 31st Street this morning for a report of a 15-year-old being robbed at gunpoint on the way to a school bus stop. There were no injuries reported in the robbery, which was called in to police at 7:24 a.m. Police said they […]

FasMart on Westover Hills Robbed by Bike Rider

From RTD: Richmond police are seeking a man they said used a bicycle to get away after an armed robbery of a convenience store. Capt. Paul Kiniry said the suspect robbed the FasMart in the 1200 block of Westover Hills Boulevard last night. After getting cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes, the robber — wearing a […]

Robbery Reported 6824 Forest Hill Ave

Richmond police are reporting a robbery on 6/29/09 at 11:15 p.m. at 6824 Forest Hill Ave. Although not listed in the report that address according to Google Maps is the 7-11 on the corner of Forest Hill and Hathaway.