Man hit clerk with wrench during gas station robbery, police say

Posted at 10:49 PM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 12:37:14-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The clerk of a Chesterfield gas station was injured after being struck by a wrench during a robbery Wednesday night, according to Chesterfield Police.

Police responded to the BP gas station in the 9200 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 10 p.m. for reports of a robbery.

A man entered the business, asked the clerk for change and then struck him in the head with a wrench, according to police. The suspect then fled the scene with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is described as a white man about 6 feet tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue and gray flannel shirt, brown boots and a blue hat. He also had a black goatee and mustache.

Police continue their investigation into this incident.  Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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