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Cashier held at gunpoint at Amherst County convenience store, video shows

Incident occurred around 9:50 p.m. Tuesday

MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. – The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery it says took place at a convenience store Tuesday night. 

The incident happened around 9:50 p.m. Tuesday when a man entered the Triangle Market convenience store in Madison Heights, according to authorities. The man reportedly showed a gun and demanded money from the register. 

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According to the Sheriff's Office, no one was hurt and the robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

In surveillance footage, the man is seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and brown pants with a gas mask covering his face. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. 


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