Police investigating armed robbery at Newport News gas station

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Newport News are investigating an armed robbery that happened Sunday evening in the Warwick neighborhood of the city.

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According to police, officers responded to reports of a robbery around 7:10 p.m. in the 10000 block of Warwick Boulevard. When they arrived, they learned a man entered the gas station with a gun drawn.

The man stole an unknown amount of money and fled the business on foot towards Elm Avenue.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male in his 20s who was wearing a black hoodie, a black face mask and blue jeans.

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