Suspect sought in Yorktown Advance Auto Parts robbery

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The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who robbed the Advance Auto Parts store located in the 6500 block of Rt. 17 at gunpoint just before 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16th.

The suspect left the store and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” or shorter with¬†greasy dark blonde/brown hair and¬†pale blue eyes.

He was wearing a black bandana on his face, a black shirt, and blue jeans and a black hoodie. The suspect also had a band aid on the bridge of his nose.

An employee described the handgun as a small black gun with white sights.

Anyone with information should call the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office at 757-890-3621