Crime of the Week – April 13, 2021
Forest, Va. – The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and Lynchburg Police Department are investigating a series of burglaries that occurred over the weekend at restaurants in both localities.
On Sunday, April 11, 2021, the Lynchburg Police Department received reports of three separate burglaries that occurred overnight at Trust Chinese Restaurant located at 2221 Florida Avenue, Good Taste Chinese Restaurant located at 7701 Timberlake Road, and King House Chinese Restaurant located at 2509 Memorial Avenue. The front door was broken at all three locations and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.
On Sunday, April 11, 2021, the Bedford County Sheriff Office received a report of a burglary of a business at Beijing Chinese Restaurant located at 12130 East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Forest, VA 24551. Two subjects wearing dark color clothing broken into the store around 5 am. Anyone with information related to the case, please contact Bedford County Sheriff Office and Lynchburg Police Department.
These are ongoing investigations. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone with information on the Lynchburg incidents are asked to contact Det. Bond at (434) 455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Anyone with information on the Bedford incidents are asked to contact Investigator Cucci at (540)586-4800 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device. Go here to submit tips through this website.