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RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify suspects who robbed an individual of a wallet and pizza last week.

Around 10:25 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, a male was walking in the 800 block of North 25th Street with a pizza box when an unknown male approached him from behind and brandished a handgun. The victim placed the pizza box on the ground as the suspect pulled the victim’s wallet out of a pocket.

Police believe this is the initial suspect who robbed the pizza-carrying man of his wallet

Police believe this is the initial suspect who robbed the pizza-carrying man of his wallet

A second suspect approached the scene and took the pizza box, walked away and pulled a slice of pizza from the box and started eating it. A third suspect also walked up to the scene at this time.

Police believe this is the initial suspect who robbed the pizza-carrying man of his wallet

All three suspects walked from the scene. There were no injuries.

Police believe this is the initial suspect who robbed the pizza-carrying man of his wallet

Police believe this is the initial suspect who robbed the pizza-carrying man of his wallet

The initial suspect is believed to have gotten on a red mountain bike and taken the victim’s wallet to a nearby convenience store, Ocean Grocery, located at 2438 Venable Street, where he attempted to use a debit card at an ATM.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call First Precinct Detective Gaetano Drago at (804) 646-3395 or (804) 510-4182. Citizens can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 780-1000, online at http://www.7801000.com or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip.

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