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Police investigating robbery of 86-year-old man

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Posted at 8:36 AM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 08:36:44-05

Newport News, Va. – Police need your help finding a person suspected of robbing an 86-year-old man.Hess robbery suspect

On November 21 around 3 p.m., the victim was robbed while sitting in his vehicle at the Wilco Hess gas station on 6104 Jefferson Avenue.

The victim just made a purchase inside of the gas station when the suspect came up to the victim’s vehicle.  The robber asked the victim for money, then pulled out a knife and went through the victim’s pockets, taking his cash.

The robber is described as a black male wearing a red shirt and white, full brimmed hat.

If you know anything about this incident, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP