LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Police are on the lookout for a man wanted after a Thursday afternoon armed robbery at a Lynchburg AT&T store.
The Lynchburg Police Department says officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 2400 Lakeside Drive shortly before 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 24.
According to police, a man armed with a handgun entered the store, demanded money from an employee, and then fled on foot toward Whitehall Road.
The department says the man is 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall and between the age of 18 and 24. He was reportedly wearing brown pants, a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue shoes, a blue hat, and a black face mask.
If you may have captured video of this man on a security or doorbell camera, you are asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
In addition, if you have any information about this armed robbery — which is under an ongoing investigation — you are asked to call Detective Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.
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