Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: August 8-14, 2022

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Citizen staff

This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help to solve a robbery and shooting that happened in Charles City County.

On Monday, August 1, at approximately 6:50 p.m., the City of Charles Sheriff’s Office responded to a robbery that occurred at the Dollar General located in the 10300 block of Courthouse Road. When the deputy arrived, the suspect and the deputy exchanged gunfire outside the store. The deputy was beaten and the suspect fled on foot behind the store. The MP was treated at a local hospital and released.

The suspect is described as a man approximately 6ft 1 tall with a slim build. He wore gloves and a black ski mask with a burgundy/dark red and black hoodie tight around his face.

If you have information about this or any unsolved crime or fugitive wanted in the City of Richmond, Hanover, Henrico, Charles City, New Kent, Goochland and Caroline County, call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780- 1000 or submit your tip through the P3 Tips app. The application is available for download on your mobile device. Both methods are anonymous and you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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