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Gunman in scary mask robs 7-Eleven on 7-Eleven Day

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Jul 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-11 12:18:33-04

HOPEWELL, Va. — A gunman wearing a Halloween mask and single red glove robbed the 7-Eleven on Oaklawn Boulevard in Hopewell, police said. The robbery was reported at 4:27 a.m. on July 11, 7-Eleven day.

“The investigation revealed that the lone offender entered the business, brandished a black handgun and demanded money from the clerk,” a Hopewell Police spokesman said. “The offender then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.”

Police described the gunman as a 5’8″ black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweat pants, a red glove on his right hand, and a large backpack with green stripes.

Hopewell robbery suspect (PHOTO: Hopewell Police)

Hopewell robbery suspect (PHOTO: Hopewell Police)

Anyone with information about this robbery was asked to call Hopewell Police Detective Mike Parsio at 804-541-2284.