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Newport News Police investigate armed robbery at gas station

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Posted at 10:49 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 22:49:26-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police is searching for two men in connection to a gas station armed robbery.

On December 16, at 9:15 pm police responded to the Citgo, located at the 1500 block of 27th Street in reference to an armed robbery.

According to police, an employee said two males entered the store, and displayed a weapon demanding cash. They left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

While leaving the scene officials say a pursuit ensued. Shortly after entering Hampton, the suspect's vehicle stopped and the two men ran.

Police say there were no injuries and the investigation remains ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1–888–563- 5887.)