May 22, 2012
Culpeper police are seeking leads into the alleged robbery and pistol whipping of a 44-year-old man early Saturday morning in his apartment.
The victim flagged down Officer Kevin Tooley in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven on South Main Street about 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
He alleged that a black male knocked on his door about 1 a.m., Saturday. Once inside, the robber stole an undisclosed amount of money and some jewelry. The robber allegedly struck the victim with a handgun during the incident. The victim had a laceration to his cheek.
The victim alleged that the robber took a significant amount of money he had been saving to pay for a relative’s funeral.
The man told police that he saw the robber, who is described as a slender black male taller than 5’ 6” and wearing jeans and gray sweatshirt, at the same 7-Eleven store earlier in the day. He said the black male was in the company of a white female with blonde shoulder length hair and wearing sweatpants.
Anyone with information may anonymously call Crime Solvers at 540-727-0300, where callers never have to give their name or testify in court to earn a cash reward. Callers, with information about the crime, may also contact Detective Luke Altman at 540-829-5507.
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