Lynchburg police searching for armed robbery suspect
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg police say they are searching for a suspect who robbed a Stop In Food store Saturday night.
They say it happened at approximately 11:13 p.m. at the store located on 7719 Timberlake Road.
Police say the suspect entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk.
The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the register and fled the scene.
Video surveillance showed the suspect ran to a nearby vehicle and left onto Timberlake Road.
The suspect is described as a male in his 30’s, approximately 6’1, and weighing approximately 250 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt, a blue NY Giants hat and a red jacket covering his face.
The vehicle is a red minivan possibly a Dodge Caravan or similar bearing an unknown Virginia license plate.
This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information concerning this incident, please contact Detective H. Blomquist at (434) 455-7267 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.