Salem police investigate convenience store armed robbery

Robbery may be connection to one that happened Nov. 19

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

SALEM, Va. - Police are investigating an armed robbery at P & N Market that happened on Saturday.

At about 12:55 a.m., Salem police officers responded to the store in the 300 block of Wildwood Road in reference to a reported armed robbery.

The store clerk, who was uninjured, told officers that a masked man with a silver handgun entered the store and demanded money.

The masked man was described as slender and being about 6-feet tall. The clerk told officers that the suspect ran away with money.

Salem police are currently investigating this crime to determine if it is related to the armed robbery that occurred on Nov. 19 on 4th Street. Anyone having any information about these crimes should call Detective J.A. Blackwell or Detective S.C. Swain with the Salem Police Department at 540-375-3083.

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