RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police was called to a convenience store early Wednesday morning on the city’s south side after receiving reports of an armed robbery.
Authorities tell 8News that at around 5 a.m., two males entered the 7-Eleven located at 6209 Jahnke Road near Lucille Brown Middle School.
The suspects displayed a handgun and robbed the store of cash and other items.
As they fled on foot towards Forest Hill Avenue, one of the suspects fired a shot into the air.
Detectives are further investigating the armed robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.
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