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Man robs Midlothian Valero with cloth over face, flees on foot

Posted at 4:10 PM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-19 16:10:01-05

RICHMOND, Va. – A gas station robbery was caught on video and police are asking for help to identify the suspect.

The robber walked into a Valero convenience store on Saturday, at 4:45 a.m., and brandished an object that was possibly a gun. He stole cash from the business and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25-40 years of age, 5’11”–6’ tall with a medium build. He wore a blue bomber jacket, orange knit cap and black trousers. He had a cloth over his face. He possibly has a mark or scar on his right cheek.

The Valero is located at 6220 Midlothian Turnpike.

There were no injuries reported.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Third Precinct Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.