Winchester Police officers are asking the community to help locate the suspect in a strong arm robbery that occurred at approximately 2:44 p.m. on September 13, in a parking lot located in the 1100 block of Berryville Avenue.
The victim told police that the suspect asked him for money, then grabbed his wallet and fled the scene.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, of medium height, dressed in all black with a ball cap and a beard. Police conducted a K-9 search and recovered items that the suspect discarded as he fled the scene. Officers later reviewed video surveillance from a nearby business, and the suspect was last observed in the parking lot of Grafton School on Elm Street.
Police are asking that anyone with information about the suspect call the Crime Solvers Hotline at 540-665-TIPS (8477) or the Winchester Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 540-545-4704. Please reference incident number #17037248.