Police release new details in convenience store robbery
Blacksburg police have released new details in the ongoing investigation of an alleged armed robbery of a North Main Street convenience store on Saturday.
Police responded to the Food Time Deli Mart in the 900 block of North Main Street Saturday evening, where a clerk reported that a man claiming to have a weapon had robbed the store.
Police released a more detailed description and surveillance photos of the suspect Thursday. He is described as a young, possibly college-aged man with a dark complexion, over 5 feet tall, with a thin build and wearing a gray zip-up hooded jacket and dark colored “skinny” jeans tucked into black boots. The suspect may have a slight speech impediment, according to a news release.
The suspect was last seen walking south on Hearthstone Drive toward Giles Road, the release stated, and he is thought to be familiar with the area.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the police tip line at 961-1819, or send email to CIU@blacksburg.gov.
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