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      Amherst Co. Investigators: Latest CVS Robbery 'Very Similar' to Lynchburg Larcenies Sunday

      Madison Heights, VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating the larceny of a CVS store they describe as very similar to two that occurred in Lynchburg Sunday.

      Investigators say a black male, approximately 5' 7" tall, of medium build and bald or very short hair entered the CVS store on South Amherst Highway around 8 p.m. Sunday. The suspect was wearing a green hoodie and blue jeans and is estimated to be in his middle 30s.

      Deputies say the man was purchasing a pack of gum and when the cashier rung him up, he reached over the counter and grabbed cash from the register drawer.

      This suspect may be associated with a green Honda Accord.

      Anyone that has any information on the crime or the crimes in Lynchburg Sunday is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

      Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information regarding this crime. All information is totally confidential.