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Man robs Dollar General at gunpoint in Newport News

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Posted at 10:03 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 22:03:21-05

Newport News, Va. – A man is wanted for robbing a Dollar General at gunpoint on Monday night.

This happened at 7:23 p.m. on February 22, 2016.

Police say a man walked into the Dollar General on 17413 Warwick Boulevard, took out a gun and demanded money.

Officials say the man was a white male in his 20s, stands about 5’10”, weighs 160-175 and has brown eyes and hair. He was wearing a dark green zip-up hooded sweat shirt over blue jeans and dark shoes.

He covered his mouth with a dark cloth. He was also wearing gloves and a black knit cap.

Two employees and several customers were inside of the store at the time.

No one was injured.

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