Hooded by pillowcase, thief robs grocery store

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) – A man dressed in black and masked by a pillow case robbed a grocery store overnight.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Food Lion on Courthouse Rd.

Police say the suspect waited until employees had closed the store and were on their way out.

That's when police say the suspect forced the workers back inside by knifepoint.

After collecting cash, police say the suspect locked the employees in a dairy cooler and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 5'11'', dressed in black, and hooded with a pillow case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or text the code "tip699" with the information and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

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