Police respond to security scare at South Richmond Foot Locker

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police responded to reports of an armed robbery at a South Richmond Foot Locker Tuesday afternoon.

It happened in the Circle Shopping Center on E. Belt Blvd and Hull Street. Police shut down streets in the area.

Police say employees saw a person enter the store wearing a ski mask and thought they saw him carrying a weapon. A store manager contacted a nearby police officer, who called in the report.

When police arrived, they evacuated the building. The man with the mask is being held by police while they continue their investigation.

No weapon has been found at this time. A K-9 unit is searching the area.

We have a crew at the scene and will continue to bring you updates on air and online at NBC12.com.

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