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Henrico robbery suspect pulls out big knife, then demands cash

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Posted at 2:49 PM, Nov 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-17 14:50:42-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police are searching for an armed robber who hit a gas station in Henrico County late Sunday night.

It happened in the 800 block of East Parham Road just before 11:30 p.m.

“The suspect approached the clerk, displayed a knife, and demanded currency,” Henrico Police spokesman Lt. Chris Eley said.

After the robber received an undisclosed amount of cash, he drove off in a blue car.

The suspect is described as a white male, five feet nine inches to six feet tall and weighing 200 to 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing light blue jeans, a dark coat, glasses, white gloves and a dark stocking cap.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Henrico police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.