[Hopewell, VA] – On September 10th, 2017 at 12:45 am, officers responded to the Hometown Drug pharmacy located in the 2500 Block of Gray Street for an alarm activation and subsequently discovered that the business had been burglarized. The preliminary investigation revealed that the lone offender forced entry into the business via a rear door that was concealed from view and removed currency and prescription medications before fleeing the scene.
The offender is described as a W/M, 20-25 YOA, 5’8”-5’11”, 140-180 pounds with a thin build and short-styled haircut. He was last seen wearing a multi-colored hooded sweatshirt over an orange in color t-shirt, blue jeans and dark in color sneakers. Additionally, the offender was wearing a single dark colored glove on his right hand and had a blue bandana concealing the lower part of his face.
Attached are images of the offender captured by the businesses security cameras.
The Hopewell Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this matter and is requesting that any person(s) who may have witnessed the incident, were traveling in and around the area at the time of this incident or have any information to provide regarding the offender, contact lead Detective Cameron List of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284.