RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -
No one was injured during a robbery at Gelati Celesti’s Stony Point Shopping Center location on Wednesday afternoon.
At 5:47 p.m. on March 26, a male suspect entered the store at 3004 Stony Point Road and demanded money from the cash register. According to Dionne Waugh, a public information officer for the Richmond Police Department, an employee reported struggling with the suspect before the cash register fell to the floor. The thief then grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot.
Many shoppers are shocked that this ice cream shop was held up in the middle of the day.
Waugh says RPD continues to investigate the incident and is following up on multiple leads. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers by calling 804-780-1000 or texting “iTip” followed by the tip to 274637.
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