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Man armed with hunting rifle robs Ashland 7-Eleven

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ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) -

Ashland Police are searching for the suspect involved in the armed robbery of a convenience store early Sunday morning.

The robbery happened around 4:00 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 100 block of South Carter Road. Investigators said the suspect displayed what was believed to be a hunting rifle. The store's clerk cooperated during the robbery and the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money.

It's unclear if the suspect had access to a vehicle, but he was observed leaving the store on foot.

NBC12 first reported the robbery during NBC12 News Today Sunday, then late Sunday afternoon, investigators released a surveillance picture of the man officers are looking for.

The suspect is described as a male, wearing a dark jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, with a dark colored bandana around his face.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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