Police arrest suspect in Hampton convenience store robbery

Police arrest suspect in Hampton convenience store robbery

Credit: Surveillance video/Hampton Police Dept.

Police arrest suspect in Hampton convenience store robbery

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 2 at 10:45 AM

8/29 UPDATE: Police say Mr. Thomas has been arrested on charges of robrery and burglary while armed.
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8/28 UPDATE: Police say they've identified the suspect as Courtney Dewayne Thomas. If you know where police can find him, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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HAMPTON -- A man with a knife robbed a Hampton convenience store early Wednesday.

It happened around 2:10 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 800 block of East Little Back River Road.

Surveillance camera images show the man police are looking for -- he's six feet tall, weighs about 230 pounds and had a beard and wore glasses.

Authorities say he walked into the store, pulled a knife, demanded money and then left after getting the cash.

Anyone with information about the robber or the crime should call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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