Man injured during attempted robbery

June 19, 2012 9:33:21 AM PDT
Police say a Richmond man was injured during an attempted robbery while getting in his vehicle to leave for work early this morning.

It happened at the Mustang Crossing Apartments at 1800 Mustang Avenue around 5:30am. Police say the victim was approached by an armed man who pushed him and demanded money.

The victim apparently screamed for help and the suspect hit the victim on the face and head with the handgun, according to police. The victim received lacerations on his face and head from the attack.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5' 6" tall, weighing 140 pounds. He was wearing black pants.

According to invesigators, the suspect ran back into the apartment area of the complex without getting any money from the victim.

The victim was treated at the scene for the injuries he received during the robbery.


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