Police seek suspect who displayed knife, took cash from Shell station

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(Courtesy Williamsburg Police Department)
(Courtesy Williamsburg Police Department)

Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect in a Shell station robbery Sunday night, according to a Williamsburg Police Department news release.

Police responded to a Shell gas station, located in the 1600 block of Richmond Road, for a reported robbery around 8:50 p.m., the release said.

When police arrived, the store’s clerk told police a white man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, jeans and boots displayed a knife and demanded money, the release said.

The clerk gave the man an undetermined amount of money, then the suspect fled on foot, the release said.

No injuries resulted from the incident, police said.

The incident is currently under investigation.

If the public has any information on this incident or any other crime in the Williamsburg area, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888- LOCK-U- UP or the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220- 2331.