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Police looking for man in connection to armed robbery in Vinton

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VINTON (WSLS 10) - Police are looking for a man who robbed a store at gunpoint in Vinton this morning.

Vinton Police say it happened at about 7:11 a.m. on Monday. at the  BP Food Market on 210 W. Virginia Avenue.

Credit: Vinton Police
Credit: Vinton Police

The man entered the store, pulled out a gun, demanded an undisclosed amount of money from the clerk, then ran away.

Police say the suspect was described as a white man in his late 20's to early 30's, 5'11"- 6"1" and was wearing a blue hoodie, jeans, and dark ball cap.

Police are still investigating. If you have any additional information, you can call the Vinton Police Department at 540-283-7027.