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Henrico Police seek robbery suspect

Henrico Police are seeking a man who robbed a bank in Sandston Oct. 18.

At approximately 2:35 p.m., police responded to the 0 block of South Airport Drive after the report of the robbery. The victim reported that a white male entered the Wells Fargo bank, approached the counter and demanded currency. The victim complied, and the suspect exited the business on foot. The suspect did not display a weapon. He is described as a white male, 30 to 35 years of age and approximately six feet to six-foot-three in height. The suspect (pictured) was wearing a blue plaid flannel shirt, blue jeans and a baseball hat.

Cyclist struck, killed on Gaskins Road

A 69-year-old man riding his bicycle on Gaskins Road in Henrico's West End was struck and killed by a vehicle Apr. 14 .

A Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling east on Gaskins Road when it struck the cyclist, Wendell F. Davis of the 400 block of East Ladies Mile Road, who was riding on the left side of the right lane. Davis was pronounced at the scene. The driver of the vehicle stopped and remained on scene.

Local law enforcement agencies offer online registration for valuables

The four largest Metro Richmond localities have partnered through their law enforcement agencies to offer a free online registration system through which residents can register and track personal property, in the event items are stolen.

Henrico, Richmond and Chesterfield police, along with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, are partnering with LeadsOnline to offer the "ReportIt" service, which is free. Citizens may record serial numbers and upload images of personal items. In the event that personal items are stolen, the information captured through the ReportIt system will assist law enforcement in accurately and quickly identifying property.

Henrico Police seek assistance identifying larceny suspect

Henrico Police officials are seeking a man who is believed to have stolen a purse from a woman at a Willow Lawn restaurant earlier this month.

On April 1, the victim reported that an unknown individual took her purse while she was dining at a restaurant. The purse contained credit cards, money, identification and a cellular phone. Shortly after the larceny, the victim’s credit card was used at a retail store in a neighboring locality. Based upon images obtained, the suspect (pictured) appears to be a white or Asian male, wearing a baseball hat and possibly driving a white Honda Accord.

Henrico Police arrest and charge man in Mar. 10 homicide

Henrico Police arrested and charged 25-year-old Anton Lateef Edwards of Bowling Green with first-degree murder in the Mar. 10 shooting death of a 23-year-old Virginia Beach man in northern Henrico. Edwards also was charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by convicted felon.

At approximately 12:15 a.m., Mar. 10, Henrico Police were flagged down by a citizen near the intersection of Alma Avenue and East Laburnum Avenue who informed them that a male had been shot in the area of Alma Avenue.

Fire in Henrico’s West End extinguished quickly

APR. 4, 5:15 P.M. – No one was injured during a fire at a West End apartment complex Monday afternoon.

Henrico County Division of Fire units responded to the 9100 block of Cloisters East for the report of an apartment fire at 3:17 p.m. First units arrived and found smoke coming from the eaves and rear of a two-story apartment complex. A fire was located on the outside of the front of the building, and firefighters brought it under control quickly, by 3:36 p.m. The fire appeared to have been caused by smoking materials improperly discarded in the mulch in front of the apartment, officials said.

Henrico Police seek burglary suspect

Henrico Police are seeking a man who burglarized a jewelry store in the 1500 block of North Parham Road in the early morning hours Mar. 31.

At approximately 4:06 a.m. Thursday, Henrico Police responded to a commercial burglary alarm at the site of Adolf Jewelers and located a vehicle inside of the business. They determined that the suspect, a light-skinned black male, drove the vehicle into the business, removed jewelry and fled the store on foot. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the vehicle used in the burglary was stolen sometime during the overnight hours between Mar. 30 and the time of the incident.

Smoke alarm alerts Eastern Henrico family to early morning fire

A family and their overnight guests were alerted to an early morning house fire by working smoke detectors in Eastern Henrico Mar. 31. Four adults and five children were able to safely escape the home, in the 1600 block of Graves Road, with no injuries.

Henrico County Division of Fire units responded to the report of the house fire at 3:03 a.m. Units arrived in less than six minutes to find smoke coming from the eaves of the home. The fire was quickly contained and marked under control by 3:26 a.m.

Henrico Police seek help identifying commercial robbery suspect

Henrico Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and individual responsible for a series of commercial robberies that have occurred in the eastern portion of the county since late January.

Between Jan. 29 and Feb. 6, police have investigated three commercial robberies that have occurred along the Nine Mile Road corridor. The first occurred Jan. 29 in the 1800 block of East Nine Mile Road at 2:20 p.m. The second occurred the same day in the 5200 block of Nine Mile Road at 8:29 p.m.. The third incident occurred in the 1800 block of East Nine Mile Road at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 6.

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