Police seek man who robbed a Hopewell 7-Eleven

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching the man accused of robbing a Hopewell 7-Eleven early Monday morning.

At approximately 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 2014 W. Broadway St. for a reported robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation revealed that the lone offender entered the business and demanded money from the clerk.

The offender then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No weapon was displayed during the incident and no one was injured.

The offender is described as a white male between the ages of 35 to 40 years old, 5’9”- 6’0”, 165-175 pounds, with light brown/red in color hair, a mustache, and a beard.

The suspect also has tattoos on both upper forearms. He was last seen wearing a dark colored t-shirt with the word “Fresh” written on the front, dark colored shorts, socks, and sandals.

The Hopewell Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this matter and is following up on viable leads. The department is requesting that any person(s) who may have been traveling in and around the area of this incident and observed any suspicious person(s) or vehicle(s) contact Detective Mark Polumbo of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284. Additionally, any person(s) who have information on this or any other crime occurring in the City of Hopewell may contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202. You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add “274637 (CRIMES)” to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text “igotcha” along with your message/tip. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

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