Sheriff’s office: Man robs Rip’s convenience store

surveillance pics provided by the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies in York County are investigating a commercial robbery that happened Monday evening.

Just before 9 p.m., a man went inside Rip’s convenience store on Denbigh Boulevard and robbed the business of cigarettes and cash, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. He fled the area, running into the city of Newport News.

The suspect was described as a white male, 5’7,” and 180 lbs. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt, blue and white hat, white sneakers and a white towel around his face.

Investigators ask that if you recognized the man in the surveillance pictures above, you call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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