RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police are on the scene of a robbery at a 7-Eleven near the VCU campus Wednesday morning.
It happened at 221 W Main St., at the corner of Main & Madison Street, around 7:06 AM.
Chad Clinger usually makes a stop at this 7-Eleven on Main Street everyday for his morning coffee.
We spoke with an employee at the 7-Eleven off camera. She says was working in the back of the store when a person came in wearing some sort of a mask or covering over their face and had a gun."
This after another robbery near the campus Sunday night. It happened around 11:04 p.m. at 801 W. Clay St. The suspect entered a business, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He left heading northbound on Gilmer Street toward Catherine Street.
The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'8" tall with an average build and no facial hair. He was wearing a black jacket with a hood.
No word yet if the two robberies are related at this time.
If you have any information about the robbery, call VCU Police at (804) 828-1234.