Armed suspect steals cash from Colonial Heights gas station

Published: Aug. 24, 2016 at 8:33 PM EDT
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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - The search is on for the suspect who walked into a Colonial Heights gas station and robbed the business of an undisclosed amount of money.

According to Colonial Heights Police, authorities responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Sunoco gas station in the 900 block of Temple Avenue between Conduit Road and Interstate 95 just before midnight Monday.

The employee working at the gas station told officers that the suspect walked into the store and displayed what the victim believed to be a weapon and demanded money.

After getting cash from the business, police said the suspect fled westbound on Temple Avenue.

Colonial Heights Police describe the suspect as a dark-skinned black male with a black mustache and goatee, standing 5'10" to 6'0", wearing a white shirt, white ball cap with a do-rag, black pants with an unknown design on the back pockets, and multi-colored shoes. The suspect also has a tattoo on his left forearm.

If you have any information that could help investigators, contact Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 748-0660.

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