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Vinton Police investigate Subway robbery

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Courtesy: Vinton Police Dept. Courtesy: Vinton Police Dept.
Courtesy: Vinton Police Dept. Courtesy: Vinton Police Dept.
VINTON, VA -

Vinton Police are investigating an armed robbery.

It happened Sunday around 9:36 a.m. at the Subway restaurant located at 987 Hardy Road in the Town of Vinton.

Police say the suspect went inside Subway with a black handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash and then ran out of the store heading southbound towards the Vinton Bowling Alley.

The suspect seen in the surveillance images is described as a white male, 20-30 years of age, approximately 6', 160-180 lbs.

The suspect was wearing a long-sleeved grey shirt with blue jean pants, black tennis shoes, and was wearing a black article of clothing to cover his face.


Any information pertaining to this incident or other similar incidents in the Roanoke Valley is requested. Please contact Det. Sgt. Testerman with the Vinton Police Department at 983-0617 x 169 if you have any information to provide.

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