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Man robs 7-Eleven with sawed-off shotgun
Mar 18, 2014, 10:54

HOPEWELL -- On March 17, at 3:45 a.m., officers responded to the 7- Eleven located at 3301 Oaklawn Boulevard for an armed robbery. An man entered the business, brandished a double-barrel sawed-off shotgun and demanded money from the store employee. The robber then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the incident.

The offender is described as a male approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, 175-200 pounds. He was wearing brown overalls, a camouflage "Carhartt" jacket, and work gloves. A white mask covered the lower portion of his face.

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.

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