Reward for "Scream Bandit"

FBI Offering $10,000 For Information on Man In Mask

March 01, 2019 - 4:04 pm

Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - FBI Richmond is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a series of robberies that occurred in Henrico, Richmond, and Chesterfield County in January and February.

Investigators believe the same subject is responsible for these robberies:

  • BP Gas Station located on East Laburnum Avenue in Henrico County, Virginia, on January 19, 2019;
  • Raceway Gas Station located on Midlothian Turnpike in the City of Richmond, Virginia, on January 24, 2019;
  • Speedway Gas Station located on Hull Street Road in North Chesterfield County, Virginia, on February 12, 2019.

In each of these robberies the subject entered the business armed with a semi-automatic handgun, handed the victim clerk a bag, and demanded money.  Upon departing the Speedway Gas Station after his robbery attempt, the subject fired a shot at the victim clerk.  The clerk was not injured.

The subject is described as a African-American male, approximately 5’7”, 160-180 pounds, and 20-30 years of age.  In all of the robberies, the subject wore a black sweatshirt, dark pants, blue latex-style gloves, and a “Scream” mask.

You can contact the Richmond Division of the FBI at 804-261-1044 or via TIPS.FBI.GOV.