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Armed clerk thwarts robber at 7-Eleven

Monday, October 23, 2017

Armed clerk thwarts robber at 7-Eleven

Police say a robber who attempted to steal two packs of cigarettes from a 7-Eleven was stopped by a clerk who was packing heat. Officers from the James City County Police Department were dispatched to the 7-Eleven located at 6658 Richmond Road in Lightfoot after reports of an armed robbery shortly before 2 a.m. Oct. 9, according to spokeswoman Stephanie Williams. A 56-year-old clerk told police that the suspect, armed with a knife, had approached him and demanded money. The suspect swiped two packs of cigarettes before backing the clerk into a corner and demanding he open the register. The clerk then drew his own handgun and the suspect fled on foot. Police said the clerk had a concealed carry permit for the weapon. A man that matched the description of the suspect was located in the area and taken into custody. A knife was found nearby as well.

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