Henrico Police Investigate Business Robbery

Avail Vapors Robbed on Saturday

January 20, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Henrico Police looking for person wanted for robbing the Avail Vapor on S. Laburnum on Saturday (Photo Credit: Henrico Police)

(Photo Credit: Henrico Police)


(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- Henrico Police need the public's help to solve a robbery that occurred at the Avail Vapor on Saturday. At 3:15 p.m., Henrico police responded to the store along the 4400 block of S. Laburnum Avenue. Employees said that a black male had just robbed the store at gunpoint. The person produced a black semi-automatic pistol and ordered all victims to the ground. 

Instructions were given to open the safe and hand over the money. After retrieving the cash, the suspect then fled through the rear door of the store and left the area on a purple bike prior to police arrival.

The suspect is described as a black male with medium to dark complexion. He is described in his 30s, about 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall with an average to thin build. The person has a small, unkempt beard. He was wearing a lime green traffic vest, tan outlined motorcycle goggles and a dark colored book bag. He was riding a purple bike.