On July 11, 2016 at approximately 4:27 am, officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 3301 Oaklawn Blvd. for a reported Armed Robbery that had just occurred. The investigation revealed that the lone offender entered the business, brandished a black handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The offender then fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. No person(s) were injured during the incident.
The offender is described as a B/M, 5’7"-5’8" with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a skull-styled Halloween mask, black in color hooded sweatshirt, black sweat pants, a red glove on his right hand and a large backpack with green stripes.
The Hopewell Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this matter. The department is requesting that any person(s) who witnessed the shooting or may have been traveling in and around the area at the time of this incident contact lead Detective Mike Parsio of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284.