Police search for surgical mask wearing Colonial Heights armed robber

Posted at 12:02 PM, Mar 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-23 12:02:11-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. – Police are searching for an armed robber who hit the CVS Pharmacy on 629 Boulevard in Colonial Heights.

An armed robbery struck the store at approximately 5:30 a.m on March 19, 2015.

The suspect entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect is described by police as a light-skinned black male in his mid-40s who wore a white surgical mask, black ball cap, black pants, black shoes, black turtle neck shirt, black/grey jacket, gloves, and was carrying a black book bag.

The suspect was last seen heading north out the front door.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Colonial Heights Police Department at 520-9300 or the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 748-0660.