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Armed Robber Breaks into VCU Off-Campus Residence

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Richmond Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred near the Virginia Commonwealth University campus early Monday morning. Richmond Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred near the Virginia Commonwealth University campus early Monday morning.

RICHMOND (WRIC)—Richmond Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred near the Virginia Commonwealth University campus early Monday morning.

At 1:53 a.m. on March 3, the victim entered a residence on the 1500 block of Park Avenue and was confronted by a thin, 6-foot-tall black male, who displayed a silver handgun. The suspect wore a black hoodie and a red had with a white logo, and took a laptop and $10 in cash before escaping out the back door. No injuries have been reported.

Police have increased patrols in the area, and say the suspects may continue to pose a threat to the greater VCU community. Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Metro Richmond at 804-780-1000.

 

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