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Police search for man who robbed Newport News Shell station

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Posted at 4:27 PM, Jan 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-08 16:30:00-05

Newport News, Va. - Newport News police are searching for a man who robbed the Shell station and convenience store at 10732 Jefferson Ave. on Tuesday.

Police say a black man about 18-25 years old entered the store around 7:27pm and demanded money at gunpoint before running from the store with the cash.

He is described as 5’3 - 5’6, 140 - 160 lbs. wearing a tan jacket, dark colored jeans,  dark colored skull / knit cap, and white sneakers possibly Nike Air Force One’s.

He was armed with a dark colored revolver and possibly had a mustache.

Anyone who recognizes this individual is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.