HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) -
Early Sunday morning at approximately 3:16am, officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 2311 Oaklawn Blvd. for a reported Armed Robbery that had just occurred. The investigation revealed that the lone armed offender entered the business, brandished a large framed handgun and demanded money from the clerk.
The offender then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. No person(s) were injured during the incident. The offender is described as a black male, 5'7"-5'9" with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a faded blue/grey denim style jacket, blue jeans, and a black in color stocking covering his entire head with light colored bags covering his footwear, light colored gloves and displaying a large-framed handgun.
Any person(s) who have information on this or any other crime occurring in the City of Hopewell may contact 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.