Newport News 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

Credit: Newport News Police Department
Credit: Newport News Police Department

NEWPORT, Va. (WAVY) — A man is wanted in Newport News for robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint early Friday morning.

Police say the man in the surveillance images went into a 7-Eleven on Warwick Boulevard armed with a handgun and robbed a customer as well as a store employee.

Dispatchers were alerted to the robbery around 1 a.m.

This man left the store and ran across Warwick Boulevard. No injuries were reported in the incident.

This incident was one of three overnight armed robberies that took place across the region Friday, Sept. 16.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP if you know anything about this robbery or the other two overnight robberies.

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