Hopewell Police search for 7-Eleven armed robbery suspect

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Hopewell Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a convenience store early Friday morning.

Authorities said that around 2:45 am, officers responded to the 7-Eleven store located at 2014 W. Broadway for an armed robbery.

According to police, the suspect entered the business, brandished a gun, and then left the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described by police as a black male, approximately 5’-7” to 5’-9”, and weighing 170-190 pounds. He has a medium complexion, and he has a tattoo on his right arm. He was wearing tan pants, black shoes, a grey t-shirt.

Anyone who was traveling in and around the area of this incident and observed any suspicious activity or vehicle, please contact the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284.

Any person(s) who have information on wanted persons or any 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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