Police seek attempted robbery suspect

Police are seeking a man who shot a store clerk while attempting to rob The Market Place in the 7300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway on Sunday, May 22.

At about 9:50 p.m. Sunday, the suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money from the register. The suspect then jumped over the counter and began fighting with the clerk. During that altercation, the suspect’s gun was fired twice and the clerk was shot. The suspect fled. The victim was transported to VCU MCV Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet, 9 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black baseball-style hat and black shirt, and had a silver and black pistol.

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, or text the code tip699 with the tip and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

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