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Police looking for man who robbed a Shore Stop in Melfa

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Sep 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 11:26:41-04

Melfa, Va. – The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find the man who robbed a Shore Stop convenience store in Melfa.

It happened on September 3 around 9:30 p.m.

Deputies determined that the suspect is a black male dressed in a camouflage jacket and blue jeans.

He is described as a black male, between 5’6″ to 5’9″ with a slender build.

The suspect entered the store and robbed the clerk and a customer at gunpoint.

The suspect fired a gunshot in the store during the robbery, but there were no injuries.

He ran away from the scene with an unknown amount of money.

Police also believe that there is a second suspect involved.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.  Tips may also be submitted through their website.