RPD looking into 4 similar attacks and robberies

Please note locations of the incidents is approximate due to the information released.

According to RTD the Richmond Police are focusing on violent robberies that have more than a few similarities, occurring in and near our area.

Each of the following incidents occurred between 8 and 10 p.m.

  • 1600 Block of Kemper Street – Thursday –  Victim was walking and was approached by three males, punched and knocked to the ground and left semiconscious and backpack was stolen.
  • 1600 Block of Idlewood Avenue – Tuesday – Victim was riding a bicycle west on Idlewood Avenue when one of several males punched the cyclist, knocking him off his bike. Then one of the males stole the victim’s iPod.
  • 100 Block of South Allen Avenue- 10/18 – Victim was walking, approached by 4 or 5 males and punched to the ground. While on the ground he was punched and kicked and his wallet was taken.
  • 1600 block of Idlewood Avenue – 10/15 – Victim  was riding his bicycle was struck and knocked to the ground where he was kicked and punch by 4 or 5 males. His bike was stolen.

Anyone with information on the attacks is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or if you see something suspicious in the area immediately call 911.

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