Hopewell police search for masked armed robber

Hopewell police search for masked armed robber
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 541-2284 or Crimesolvers at (804) 541-2202. (Source: Hopewell Police)

HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Hopewell police are searching for a person who robbed the Community Food Mart on Monday evening.

Officers were called around 7:17 p.m. for an armed robbery along South Mesa Drive.

Police said a man went into the business, pulled out a firearm and demanded money from the clerk.

The robber then left on foot, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officials said the robber was wearing gloves, a black jacket with white stripes down the sleeves, a hood and half mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 541-2284 or Crimesolvers at (804) 541-2202.

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