UPDATE: Authorities share pictures of man wanted in connection with armed robbery at Meadow Green Market in Bassett

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the community to identify a man wanted in connection with Thursday night’s robbery at the Meadow Green Market in Bassett.

According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, a man entered the store at 9531 Virginia Avenue, appearing as though he wanted to buy something. However, when the man approached the counter, authorities say he pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded money.

After the clerk gave the the man some cash from the register, officials say the man ran away from the store toward Virginia Avenue.

Officials say the man was described as being between 5’9″ and 5’11” tall; weighing approximately 150 to 180 pounds; and wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, black tennis shoes, a blue face mask, dark gloves, and a curly red wig.

Authorities confirmed no one was injured in the robbery.

If you have any information about the identity of this man or his whereabouts, contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751.

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