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Police search for robbery suspect

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Hopewell Police are looking for a man who robbed a restaurant last Saturday.

This occurred around 5:15 a.m. at the McDonald's in the 3300 block of Oaklawn Blvd.

The man entered with a gun, stole money from the safe, then ran away. No one was harmed during the robbery.

A K-9 unit tried to track the man, but were unable to do so.

The offender is described as a medium complexioned black male, approximately 20-25 years of age, 5'8"-5'11", 160-170 pounds, with a medium build and short style haircut.

He was last seen wearing a light in color full-face covering, a multi-colored hooded sweatshirt/jacket over a white in color t-shirt, gray in color sweatpants and multi-colored sneakers.

The offender also was observed in possession of a small, pink backpack.

Police would like anyone in the area that witnessed a suspicious person matching the description to contact lead Detective Na'Shayla Nelson of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284.

You may also contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202.

To 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. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

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