Armed suspect in clown mask robs local Hopewell store

(Photo: Hopewell Police)

HOPEWELL, Va (WRIC) — On Tuesday evening officers responded to an armed robbery located at 3420 Courthouse Road.

Reports say an armed offender entered the business, displayed a firearm, and demanded money from store employees.  The suspect then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is is described as a black male approximately 5’6 to 5’9, 165-190 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, and blue surgical style gloves. A red clown style mask covered his whole face.

If you know any information on this case it is encouraged that you contact the Hopewell Police Department at 804-451-2284. You may also contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 804-541-2202.

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