RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond Police are searching for the man who they say robbed someone at gunpoint on campus early Friday morning.
Just after 4 a.m., police responded to the 800 block of W. Broad Street near Gilmer Street for a report of an armed robbery.
The victim told police that the suspect approached him, took out a black handgun and said, “I need money to feed my daughter and I need money now.”
The suspect took $20 and fled west on Broad Street on a blue and white bicycle, police say.
The suspect is described as a black male, 40-50 years old with grey hair. He was wearing a black shirt, black shorts and a black ball cap.
Richmond Police are leading the investigation. Stay with 8News for updates.