Woman threatened with shotgun, robbed in Danville

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DANVILLE (WSLS 10) - Danville police are looking into a robbery that happened Monday in which the suspect threatened a woman with a shotgun before escaping with cash.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Monday, August 10 in the 1400 block of Blair Loop Road.

The female victim told officers a black male wearing a dark colored t-shirt, jeans and a bandanna covering his face approached her - and then pulled out a shotgun.

The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and property from the woman. He was last seen heading in an unknown direction of travel.

The woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via their crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@danvilleva.gov.