SHORT PUMP, Va. (WTVR) – Two women reported they were robbed at gunpoint in the Skate Nation Plus parking lot, in Downtown Short Pump. Police responded to the call shortly before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.
The victims said that a man wearing black, who had on a bandana, pulled a gun on her. He made off with cellphones and jewelry.
Police said the suspect took off on foot and headed towards Pouncey Tract Road . The phone was dumped in the Walmart parking lot.
Shoppers in the area were surprised, and uncomfortable.
“Everybody is just going crazy,” Michelle Brooks said, noting a feeling that crime is ramping up everywhere.
Henrico Police asked if you were in the area at the time and saw someone running across Pouncey Tract around 6 p.m., to contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.
Henrico Police released the following description of the suspect:
- black male
- 17-22 years old
- 120-150 lbs.
- brown eyes
- clean shaven
- dark complexion
- wearing a black bandana on his head, black t-shirt, black or dark blue jeans
CBS 6 will continue to follow this story as it develops.