Richmond officers make a quick arrest in Fan District armed robbery


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Swift action by police officers in Richmond led to the quick arrest of a suspect accused of robbing someone at gunpoint in the city’s Fan District.

At around 9:55 p.m. on Monday, April 15, a victim told police he was on West Cary Street (east of the Boulevard) when a man approached him and robbed him at gunpoint. 

Officers arrived on scene minutes later and spotted the suspect, who attempted to run away but was apprehended.

The 23-year-old suspect, Dante E. Burgos of Mechanicsville, was taken into custody and charged with robbery, possession of a firearm during a commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The Richmond Police Department encourages all city residents to download the Neighbors app whether you own a Ring camera or not; CLICK HERE  for details.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this incident to call Third Precinct Det. Gregory Sullivan at (804) 646-1067 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. 

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