Police at Chester Walmart searching for suspect

Posted at 11:00 AM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 18:23:49-04

CHESTER, Va. -- Police are investigating a crime at Walmart on Iron Bridge Road in Chester.

A man, armed with a gun, robbed the Walmart at about 9:52 a.m. Friday, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett.

Chesterfield Police later confirmed the sources' information.

"The suspect entered the business, handed the clerk a note demanding money and displayed a firearm. The suspect fled the store on foot taking with him an undisclosed amount of money," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.

The search for the suspect is on-going and included police officers, K9 units, and aerial support.

"The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20's or early 30's, approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a dark jacket with a hood, black pants and black shoes," the police spokesperson said.

Non one was injured during the robbery.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can submit news tips, photos, and video here.

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