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Suspect on the loose after armed robbery at Ettrick convenience store

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Police are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at an Ettrick convenience store in Chesterfield County.

Police said around 6:55 p.m. the suspect entered the Food Mart, located at 3000 E River Road, and flashed a gun at the clerk, demanding money. After receiving an unspecified about of cash, police say the suspect fled the business on foot towards the woods on E River Road.

There were no injuries during the robbery.

When police and K-9 units arrived to the scene, they attempted to track the suspect, but were unsuccessful.

Witnesses told CBS 6 that they spotted at least 15 police cars in front of the store.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, approximately     5' 8" tall, wearing a black short sleeved shirt, black pants, tan boots, a dark colored vest with a gray hoodie and carrying a black backpack.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

Anyone with information that could help investigators, should call Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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3000 E River Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803

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