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Radio Shack robbed at gunpoint, Newport News Police search for suspect

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 17:18:00-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A Radio Shack was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon.

The incident occurred at 14331 Warwick Blvd., at 1:15 p.m.

When police arrived they met with employees who said a black male had pulled up to the curb in a light blue, older model, Oldsmobile sedan.

The suspect entered into the business wearing a black mask and brandishing a black handgun.

He demanded money from an employee and fled the scene in the vehicle after getting money and property from the employee.

The man has been described as 6 feet tall, medium build, late 20s or 30s, in a black mask, black clothing and white gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.