Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Police Seek Assistance Identifying Suspects in Theft at Williamsburg Shopping Center

(Williamsburg Police Department)

WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects that stole merchandise valued at more than $5,000 at a store in the Williamsburg Shopping Center. 

According to police, at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 28, officers responded to a call at the 1200 block of Richmond Road. An investigation revealed two unidentified male suspects entered the store at approximately 6:07 p.m. and stole merchandise valued at over $5,000, fleeing from the store on foot. 

The first suspect was described as a five-foot, seven-inch male in his 20s with a medium complexion, 150 pounds with a skinny build, black hair, well-groomed beard, bushy eyebrows, with a middle eastern accent. He wore tight-fitted blue jeans, a black Puma branded shirt, a blue jean jacket with white fur lining, and black shoes with white soles, police said. 

The second suspect was described as a five-foot, nine-inch male in his 20s with a medium complexion, 200 pounds with an above-average build, black hair, an unkempt mustache and goatee, with a middle eastern accent. He was wearing a blue winter jacket, black pants, and white shoes with black soles, according to police. 

Anyone with information about the incident or who may know the identity of either suspect is asked to contact the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Peninsula Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or online. Those who do so may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. 

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