CHESTER, Va. (WRIC) -
The Chesterfield County Police Department is seeking two males suspected of committing an armed robbery at a residence on Wednesday night.
Around 11:55 p.m. on June 4, the victim, a resident of the 3000 block of Maplevale Road, heard a loud noise. When he opened his door, a male suspect displaying a handgun confronted him and demanded money. This suspect and another man then entered the residence and took jewelry, cash and electronics before fleeing.
Investigators believe the intended target of the robbery may have been the victim’s former roommate, according to statements made by the suspects. Police say the victim’s former roommate is currently in jail on charges related to the distribution of marijuana.
Both suspects are white males. The suspect who displayed the handgun is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt, blue bandana and a black hat.
The second suspect wore a black hooded sweatshirt, black hat, digital camouflage shorts and a black bandana. He is roughly 6 feet 3 inches tall and about 170 pounds.
Anyone with information about the suspects’ identities or whereabouts is urged to contact Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers by calling 804-748-0660 or texting “WATSON” followed by the tip to 274637. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is available for tips that help law enforcement.