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Armed robber wearing glove on left hand steals cash from Hopewell 7-11

Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 11:29:21-05

HOPEWELL, Va. – Police have released images showing an armed robbery at a 7-11 located at 2014 W. Broadway Street.

The reported armed robbery occurred at approximately 2 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.16, 2016.

Police said that a lone offender entered the business, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

hopewell-robbery-2The robber fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The offender is described as a black male, age 20-30 years old, between 5’8 and 5’11, and weighing around 165-185 pounds.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black hooded sweat shirt, black in color tennis shoes and a blue in color bandana or mask covering the lower portion of his face.

The offender had a dark colored glove on his left hand and displayed the weapon in his right hand.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

If you have any information about the crime please contact Detective Mark Polumbo of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284 or the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202.

You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add “274637 (CRIMES)” to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text “igotcha” along with your message/tip. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

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