Portsmouth police trying to identify 7-Eleven robbery suspect who assaulted clerk

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)- Portsmouth Police Department officers said they are trying to identfiy a suspect who assaulted a clerk during a robbery of the 7-Eleven store in the 3200 block of George Washington Highway about 3 a.m. Tuesday.  

Investigators said a man wearing dark clothing went into the store and took cigarettes and assaulted the clerk who tried to stop him on his way out.  

The supsect was wearing a black hat, black zip up jacket, a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black Vans shoes.  No one was hurt.

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