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Posted on: May 28, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 7-11 Robbery Sought


On May 28, 2015 at 3:25 AM officers responded to the 7/11 Store located at 13400 Jefferson Avenue in reference to a robbery. The on duty clerk reported an unknown man entered the store at around 3:22 AM, approached the counter with a cup of coffee, then announced “This is a robbery". The man implied he had a firearm and demanded the money from the register. The clerk gave the man the cash and he left the store headed eastbound on foot toward Woodcreek Drive.

Suspect Description:

Black male, dark complexion, approximately 35-40 years old, 175 to 190 lbs., wearing a black jacket, with blue jeans shorts and wearing white sneakers. The suspect had a bald head with an earring in his left ear.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers are reminded that they may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.

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