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Police looking for suspect who robbed Hampton convenience store

Generic: Hampton Police
Posted at 10:56 PM, Feb 19, 2021

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are trying to find the person who they say robbed a local convenience store Friday night.

Around 8:25 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a robbery that had just happened at the King Food Mart in the 900 block of King Street.

Authorities say the suspect went inside the store and demanded money from the clerk. After getting an undisclosed amount of U.S currency, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a Black male who was last seen wearing a black face mask, a black jacket and blue acid wash jeans. There are no photos of the suspect available at this time.

If you or anyone you know has information about this robbery, you are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted at P3Tips.com.

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