A Chesterfield County man has been arrested in one of three robberies in Richmond that police suspect were committed by the same person.

Richmond police detectives arrested Bryce I. Bland, 22, of the 13400 block of Ridgemoor Lane in Midlothian, on Tuesday. He is charged with robbery in the holdup of a Fas Mart in South Richmond.

Police also suspect that he robbed a Jimmy John's and 7-Eleven in the city.


Richmond police are looking for a suspect in a series of apparently related commercial robberies that occurred Sunday night and early Monday.

Police said these three places were robbed:

  • Jimmy John’s at 3314 W. Cary St. at 9:10 p.m. Sunday;
  • Fas Mart at 1201 Westover Hills Blvd. at 9:40 p.m. Sunday; and
  • 7-Eleven at 4601 W. Broad St. at 12:17 a.m. Monday.

Police said the suspect is a black male who might have a tattoo of a cross on the left side of his face. In one of the robberies, he wore a red jacket with “U.S.A.” printed on the back

The robber threatened store employees but did not display a weapon, police said. No one was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective O. Sovine at (804) 646-1950 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers by going to www.7801000.com or by using the P3 Tips app for smartphones.

All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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