Worker wrestles shotgun from would-be robber

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 8:53 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 28 at 9:45 AM

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY - A worker at an Isle of Wight County business wrestled a shotgun away from the man trying to rob him.  

Surveillance video shows the suspect going into Rushmere Food Mart on Old Stage Highway around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. He points the gun at one employee and then a second employee rushes him. He grabbed the barrel of the shotgun and, after a few seconds, the robber gives up and runs out, leaving his weapon behind.

The suspect had on a black hoodie, face mask and gloves. If you know anything about him or the crime, call the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office at 757-357-2151 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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