CRIME OF THE WEEK
Tropical Smoothie Armed Robbery
CONTRIBUTED BY: Det. Elwood L. Baldwin Jr.
October 24, 2022
On October 17, 2022, at around 9:25 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the rear of the Tropical Smoothie, located at 190 Southgate Square in Colonial Heights. While inside, the suspect approached an employee, pointed a firearm at him, and told him not to move. While pointing the firearm at the employee, the suspect opened the cash register and took the money contained within it. The suspect then fled the scene through the back door.