Authorities respond to strong-armed robbery in Chesterfield

Chesterfield County

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CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield Police are searching for a suspect involved in a strong-armed robbery Sunday morning.

Chesterfield Police said they received a call at 11:08 a.m. and responded to a strong-armed robbery.

Police say the suspect approached the victim in the parking lot of the businesses on the 9800 block of Chester Road.

A witness told 8News they saw multiple police vehicles, police on foot near the marsh and a helicopter circling the air. Police confirmed this saying when they arrived they engaged in a foot chase with the suspect.

Virginia State Police, a helicopter and K-9 units set up the perimeter, while Chesterfield Police worked to locate the suspect, a Chesterfield spokesperson said. The suspect was not found.

Police say the scene is clear. However, they are still working to find the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.

Stay with 8News for updates.

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