Danville police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Oct. 9, and are asking for the public's assistance.
On Wednesday, Oct. 9 at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Danville Police Department responded to 2980 West Main Street, Juniors Convenience Market, in reference to a reported robbery.
#DPDInvestigating an armed robbery at a convenience store. Police are seeking the public's help to identify the robber. Please see the full news release here: https://t.co/jujrtVrL7TTo report information on this case contact us at: https://t.co/zNMMiYkGGlor 434-793-0000 pic.twitter.com/HJDVOFRKAt— Danville VA Police (@DanvillePD) October 10, 2019
After speaking with the victim and witnesses the investigation revealed a male described as white, wearing a dark colored shirt, dark colored pants and a camouflage face mask, robbed the victim at gunpoint.
He was brandishing a silver colored handgun.
The suspect demanded money and fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
There were no reported injuries during the course of this robbery.
During the course of the investigation, the Danville Police Department became aware of a similar robbery occurring earlier in the day in Rockingham County, NC.
The Danville Police Department is working closely with the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office on these incidents.
The Danville Police Department is requesting help from the public to identify the suspect.
He is considered armed and dangerous.
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