Newport News Police investigating armed robbery

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Police are investigating an armed robbery in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Officials tell News 3 the suspect entered the Corner Mart just after 7 p.m. Saturday.

When the man entered the store, he flashed his gun and demanded money from the clerk.

Once the suspect grabbed the cash, he ran off to a vehicle where a driver was waiting for him.

Police stopped them a few blocks away from the Corner Mart and took them into custody.

Nobody was hurt during the incident.


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