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2014-10-29 / News Briefs

Suspects sought in robbery

Michael Buettner


Hill Hill Chesterfield police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down three men who robbed a Chinese restaurant on Midlothian Turnpike and may have robbed another in Henrico County the same night.

Police said three male suspects entered the New York Asian Café at 13555 Midlothian Turnpike around 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 21 and displayed handguns. The suspects demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash and personal belongings.

Henrico police said three men with firearms also robbed the Little Szechuan restaurant on Staples Mill Road around 9 p.m. the same night.

The suspects are described as black males, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, with slim builds. They were wearing black clothing and masks.

Anyone who has information is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660, or visit crimesolvers.net.

Driver killed in Kingsland Road crash

A single-vehicle accident over the weekend claimed the life of the driver.

Police said a 2000 Dodge pickup truck was traveling east in the 3900 block of Kingsland Road when it left the roadway and hit a utility pole. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was identified as Mathew R. Bergh, 23, of the 4700 block of Castlewood Road in Richmond. Police said he was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the truck.

Second suspect sought in burglary

One suspect has been arrested and police are still seeking the public’s help locating another in connection with a burglary earlier this year in the Kingsland area.

According to police, suspects entered a home in the 5300 block of Sir Sagamore Drive in the Kingsland Woods subdivision around 1:30 p.m. on June 11 through an unlocked kitchen window. Electronic devices were stolen.

Investigators identified and obtained warrants for two suspects for grand larceny and breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony: Michael P. Jacobs Jr., 20, and Brandon R. Hill, 20.

Jacobs, of the 2800 block of Eagle Trace Terrace in Henrico County, was arrested on Aug. 17. Police continue to seek Hill, whose last known address was in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond. He is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who has information about Hill’s whereabouts is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660, or visit crime solvers.net.

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