UPDATE: Altavista Police release security footage of early morning armed robbery

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UPDATE 3:55 p.m.: The Altavista Police Department released security footage from the front desk and the parking lot of the Quality Inn Suites that was robbed by an unidentified man with a handgun early Friday morning.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Police officers in Altavista are investigating an armed robbery that happened earlier this morning.

Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, March 13, police were called to the Quality Inn Suites on Main Street in Altavista. Witnesses say a man entered the business and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.

He stole cash before leaving in a late model burgundy Dodge Challenger, according to Altavista Police.

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information on the robbery, please call the Altavista Police Department at (434) 369-7425, Campbell County Dispatch at (434) 332-9574, or Central Virginia Crimestoppers at (888) 798-5900. Police say your information may lead to a reward of up to $1,000.

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