Man on scooter wanted for armed convenience store robberies

Posted on: 2:47 pm, August 24, 2012, by , updated on: 02:48pm, August 24, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Richmond police are trying to find a man wanted for possibly three armed robberies at area convenience stores.

Police released surveillance photos Friday of the man – and his scooter.

Authorities said he walked into the Patterson Express in the 3100 block of Patterson Avenue last Sunday around 3 p.m.  The suspect pulled out a gun, robbed the store, and then took off on a scooter.

Additionally, detectives think the suspect is connected to two other robberies. The first happened after Patterson Avenue robbery at the Cary Street Mini-Mart later Sunday. Plus, investigators think he also robbed the Sheppard Market on Aug. 14.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or Detective Patrick Ripley at 804-646-1165. 

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