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Robber shoots at fleeing victim in York County

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Oct 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-01 12:56:44-04

York County, Va. – The York- Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who robbed a person behind the Auto Zone on Rt. 17 Saturday night.

At approximately 11:20 PM a man was walking behind the AutoZone when a man approached him and robbed him at gunpoint. The victim complied and then ran away. As he was running the robber fired at least one shot, but missed the victim.

The suspect is described as a black male, dressed in all black with a goatee and a medium build. He was 5`9'- 6`2', 160-190 pounds.

If anyone has information on these crimes or any other crimes is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888 LOCK-U-UP.