Richmond police seek man who waved gun at 7-Eleven before f leeing
The Richmond Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying a man suspected of brandishing a firearm inside a downtown 7-Eleven.
The man walked into the 7-Eleven, located at 1001 E. Main St., at 5:38 a.m. on Nov. 6 and asked for cigarillos, police said. The victim asked the man for identification and, after going back and forth, the man threw his ID on the counter before the victim told the man to leave, police said.
After refusing, the man pulled out a firearm and said “I’ll shoot” before fleeing on foot, according to authorities.
The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20s standing roughly 5 feet 5 inches tall. He was wearing a black zipped-up hoodie and headphones, dark pants and black shoes.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call First Precinct Detective Tori Wilson at (804) 646-0672 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.
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