Employee injured in Virginia Beach grocery store armed robbery

Posted at 9:09 AM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 16:52:06-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday.

Around 11 p.m., a call was received about an armed suspect entering a Food Lion off Salem Lakes Road and demanding money from a cashier.

Police said the suspect assaulted another employee, got money and ran from the store.

The employee had minor injuries, according to police.

The suspect has been described as a black man 6' - 6'3" in height with an athletic build wearing dark clothes and a mask.

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