Police: Suspect in surgical mask robs Shell station in Newport News


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating after a Shell gas station was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon by a male suspect wearing a surgical mask.

The robbery happened just after 1:30 p.m. at the store in the 10900 block of Warwick Boulevard. 

Police say the suspect pointed a gun at the clerk and fled on foot after receiving money. 

No one was reported injured and police say the investigation remains ongoing. No surveillance footage has been released at this time. 

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