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Robber threatens Food Lion employee, runs off with cash from register

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Posted at 6:29 PM, Sep 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-06 18:44:15-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police are asking for the public’s help to find the man who robbed a Food Lion grocery store in Chesterfield County Sunday afternoon.

Chesterfield police said it happened around 4 p.m. at the Food Lion in the 6000 block of Belmont Road.

Police said the man walked into the store wearing a white bandage-type wrap on his head and threatened an employee. He then grabbed money from a cash register before running out of the store on foot.  Officers said he did not display a weapon.

No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 40 years old, 6 feet 2 inches tall with an average build. He was wearing a grey sweatshirt with black sleeves, blue jeans and a red and white ball cap. The suspect’s face was concealed by a white bandage-type wrap.

If you have information that could help investigators, call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

Watch CBS 6 News at 6:30 p.m. for an update on this developing story.