Man robs clerk at Newport News 7-Eleven

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Posted on March 23, 2011 at 8:31 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 23 at 9:36 AM

7-Eleven robbery on tape

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NEWPORT NEWS -- A robber threatened the clerk in a Newport News convenience store not to call police, authorities said. 

Surveillance cameras caught the man as he approached the 7-Eleven on West Avenue early Tuesday. The interior cameras show the clerk running away as the man goes into the store.

Police say the clerk believed he had a knife as he demanded money from the cash registers. He had a gray T-shirt pulled up over part of his face.

After getting money, he ran out and headed south on West Avenue.

The suspect he had a gray T-shirt pulled up over part of his face, but the clerk said he had a deep voice.

He's described as being black, perhaps in his 30s, about 6'2" tall, around 250 pounds and he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with long black or blue sleeves.

If you know anything about the robbery that occurred around 2:00 a.m., call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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