Hopewell Restaurant robbed – Police seek information to identify offender

October 18, 2019

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The City of Hopewell, Virginia

Hopewell Police Department
Kamran Afzal, Chief of Police
804-541-2282

MEDIA RELEASE

For Further Information Contact: Lieutenant Michael Langford
Criminal Investigations Unit – (804) 541-2284
Release Number: 2019-10182019                                                            October 18, 2019

Hopewell Restaurant robbed – Police seek information to identify offender

[Hopewell, VA] – On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at approximately 6:50 PM, officers responded to Traditionz Express Restaurant located at 323 Cavalier Square for a robbery that had just occurred. The preliminary investigation revealed the lone offender entered the business, produced a note demanding money from the clerk. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, the offender fled the business on foot. No individuals were harmed during the incident.

The offender is described as light complexed B/M, early to mid-20‘s years of age, 5’10” tall, 180 pounds, with a slit in his eyebrow and possibly tattoo or mole under his left eye. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, long sleeve hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head, baseball cap, yellow construction style safety vest with reflective stripes and gray gloves.

The Hopewell Police Department is requesting that any person(s) who may have information regarding this crime or who may have been traveling in and/or around the area at the time or have any information to provide, to contact Lead Detective Benjamin Ransom of the Hopewell Criminal Investigations Unit at (804) 541-2284. Persons with information on this crime and who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Hopewell Prince George Crimesolvers hotline in Hopewell at (804) 541-2202 or provide their tip using the P3tips mobile app.

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Last modified: October 18, 2019

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