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Posted June 1, 2009 | comments Leave a comment

Winchester police seek man who robbed 7-Eleven store today

WINCHESTER -- Winchester police report an armed robbery occurred early today at the 7-Eleven at 715 S. Braddock St.

Police responded to the convenience store at 12:48 a.m.

Here's what happened, according to a press release issued by police today:

"One suspect entered the store armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk. Once the suspect received the money the male fled the store. A Police K-9 was called to the scene. The search yielded negative results. "

The suspect was a black male in his early to mid-20s. He was 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighed about 175 pounds. He was waring a dark hooded sweatshirt. A bandana covered his face.

Call Crime Solvers at (540) 665-TIPS or the Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 545-4704 if you have any information about this case.

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