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Two men sought in Newport News grocery store robbery

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Apr 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-16 10:43:44-04

Newport News, Va. - Newport News Police are looking for two men who robbed the Quick Pick Grocery Store at 9825 Jefferson Avenue on Wednesday night.

Police say the two men went into the store around 9:30 p.m. and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.

One man went around the corner and pointed a gun at the clerk and ordered him to the floor while the other man leaned over the counter and took money and cigarettes.

Both men then fled the store in an unknown direction.

Suspect #1 is described as a black male, 5’ 9”, and unknown age, approximately 200 lbs. black jacket with gray sleeves, black gloves, black hoodie and black stocking cap over his face, carrying a black in color firearm.

Suspect #2 is described as a black male, 5’7”, unknown age, dark skin, blue hoodie, bandanna covering the lower part of his face.

Surveillance video from the robbery has been provided by police.

Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.