Officials Release Pictures in Amherst Co. Robbery

Amherst Co., VA - Investigators are releasing some surveillance photos from a store robbery that happened earlier this week in Amherst County.

They say on Tuesday night about 10 p.m., a man walked into the Best Bet Mini Mart, showed a gun and demanded money.

The surveillance pictures show the man wearing a red hat, a black shirt and jeans.

Investigators say the suspect ran off toward Smokey Hollow Road after the robbery.

Call Crime Stoppers if you have any information at 888-798-5900.