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Richmond Police investigate armed robbery near VCU campus


Richmond Police are looking for two suspects in an armed robbery & assault investigation that took place near VCU's Monroe Park campus late Sunday night.

The victim was spotted walking along the 1200 block of West Franklin Street around 10:52 p.m., when he passed one of the suspects on the sidewalk. One of the suspects asked the victim if he could talk to him. When the victim turned around, one of the suspects displayed a handgun. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head, taking the victim's wallet, keys, and cell phone. There were no reported injuries, according to VCU Police. Richmond Police are investigating this incident.

According to the VCU Alert website, the suspects are described as follows: (1) Black male, 6' tall, 180 lbs., mid 20's, brown complexion, wearing a dark knit crew sweater. (2) Black male, 5'9," 130 lbs., late teens-early 20's, short curly hair, brown complexion, wearing a dark jacket with a vertical stripe down the sleeves, light colored blue jeans, and armed with a black compact Glock style handgun.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact VCU Detectives at (804) 828-6409

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