April 30, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have identified and obtained warrants for a suspect in a pair of robberies that occurred at Falling Creek Apartments in the 6300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway at about 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24. No one was injured during the incidents.
Police said a man was standing in front of an apartment when a black, mid-sized SUV drove past. Soon after, an unknown suspect approached the man, displayed a handgun and grabbed his arm. The suspect took cash from the victim's wallet and began to walk away.
At that time, another man arrived in front of the apartment. The suspect saw that man and then approached him while displaying the handgun. The suspect demanded cash from the second victim. Upon receiving cash, the suspect fled. Moments later, the victims saw the black SUV leaving the apartment complex.
Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect and suspect vehicle. Through investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Franklin P. Robinson, 37, of the 4800 block of Sydclay Drive in Henrico. Police obtained warrants for Robinson for two counts of robbery and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Robinson, who is currently being held at the Richmond City Jail on unrelated charges, was served with the warrants on April 29.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.