Man accused of trying to steal energy drink, assaulting clerk

Photo courtesy: Virginia Beach police

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police are looking for man they say assaulted a 7-Eleven clerk after allegedly attempting to steal a Red Bull energy drink.

The incident happened Saturday shortly before 2 a.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 6673 Indian River Road in Virginia Beach.

Investigators say the man took a can of Red Bull from a cooler and attempted to leave the store without paying. The clerk confronted the man and the suspect allegedly assaulted the clerk, before fleeing.

The suspect is described as a black male between 20-25 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches tall to 6 feet tall, weighing about 170-210 pounds, with black hair and dark complexion.

If you have any information about this crime, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.


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