Police: Armed robber hits cigarette shop

Posted at 2:25 PM, Mar 29, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-29 14:32:57-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Police released two surveillance photos Thursday of a car being driven by a man who allegedly robbed a cigarette outlet.

Cops said the man approached a clerk at CJ’s Cigarette Outlet at 4122 Meadowdale Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The man, who police said brandished  a handgun and demanded money, took off with cash from the register in a white Dodge Stratus.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect was described as a black male about 27 to 33 years of age, 5-feet 10-inches tall and 180 pounds. He had a full beard and was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt and gray pants.

If you have information about this crime, call Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.