Monday, June 19, 2017
Armed Robbery Arrest
On June 17, 2017 at 12:11am, the suspect shown here entered the Circle K in the 2000 block of West Southern Avenue. Numerous customers were being assisted by the clerk at the front counter. The suspect waited for several customers to leave before he selected a bottle of liquor from a display, walked behind the counter and began striking the clerk with the bottle. The suspect attempted to gain access to the register, but was unable to. He took additional bottles of liquor and cigarettes from behind the counter. A second employee was assaulted in the same manner after exiting the rear of the store and seeing the crime in progress. The suspect left the store. This suspect was also suspected to be involved in another robbery on June 16.
On June 18, through a cooperative effort, the suspect, Jamaine Richardson, was taken into custody.