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Police seek man who robbed convenience store at gunpoint

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 12:10:47-05

Newport News, Va. – Police need your help identifying a man who robbed the Hop N Shop convenience store 12961 Jefferson Avenue.

The man came into the store, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

Four employees were held at gunpoint during the robbery, but no one was hurt.

Once the suspect got the money, he ran out of the store across Jefferson Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male around 25-35 years old, 5’5”-5’8” in height, with a medium build. He was dressed in a blue hoodie, black pants, black shoes, black knit cap and black gloves.