Store clerk grabs gun in attempted robbery (video)

Isle of Wight, Va. – The Isle of Wight Sheriff’s office is asking for help in finding a man who tried to rob the Rushmere Food Mart on March 26.

A man entered the store around 8:34 p.m. and pointed a shotgun at the store clerk. The clerk grabbed the barrel of the gun and struggled with the man for a short time before gaining control of the shotgun. The man then ran away from the store.

No one was injured and no money was taken.

The man is described as medium build, wearing a black hoodie, face mask, and gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s office at 757-357-2151 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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