Man arrested in connection with robbery at Danville convenience store

The incident happened on Wednesday morning at the Sunrise convenience store, police say

DANVILLE, Va.UPDATE:

The Danville Police Department has arrested a man in connection with the robbery at the Sunrise convenience store.

On Wednesday around 8:04 a.m., police said they responded to the store in the 2200 block of North Main Street for the robbery.

Police said the man produced a firearm, took an undisclosed amount of money, and left the scene.

After the incident, police asked for the public’s help to identify the suspect.

Within the day, the DPD said they arrested 41-year-old Isaac Graham, who is being charged with the following:

  • Robbery,
  • Use of a firearm while in the commission of a felony,
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon,
  • Burglary (armed),
  • Grand larceny,
  • Reckless handling of a firearm,
  • Discharge a firearm in an occupied building,
  • Discharge a firearm within the city limits,
  • Possession of a firearm while in possession of schedule I/II controlled substance,
  • Possession of a firearm while in possession of schedule I/II controlled substance.

No one was injured during the incident, according to police.

Even though an arrest has been made, the investigation remains open, police said. You can contact the Danville Police Department through any of the available platforms, which include calling patrol at 799-6510, investigations at 799-6508, calling 911, contacting Crime stoppers at 434-793-0000, through social media (Danville PD Facebook or Messenger) or use the crime tips app CARE. Authorities say information leading to an arrest and conviction, in this case, will be eligible for a cash reward.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are searching for a suspect in a robbery that happened in Danville Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the Sunrise convenience store in the 2200 block of North Main Street at about 8:04 a.m., according to the Danville Police Department.

Police said a man entered the store, displayed a gun, and retrieved an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, then fled the scene.

No one was hurt during the incident, according to authorities.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has obtained any information on the incident is please asked to contact the Danville Police Department through any available platforms including calling patrol at 799-6510, investigations at 799-6508, calling 911, contacting Crime stoppers at 434-793-0000, through social media (Danville PD Facebook or Messenger) or use the crime tips app CARE. Authorities say information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case will be eligible for a cash reward.


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