Police searching for suspect in SW VA gas station robbery

Police in nearby Southwest Virginia are asking for your help to find a man accused of robbing a gas station.

It happened early Wednesday morning at the Marathon on U.S. 23 near Pound in Wise County.

Police say the man walked into the store, pulled a gun and demanded money.

He left with an undisclosed amount.

Officials with the Wise County Sheriff's Department say the man is suspected to be about 6 feet tall, and was wearing a brown work coat with a hood, dirty brown work pants, a mask and black-and-tan mechanic work gloves during the robbery.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Sgt. Tim Wagner at (276) 328-3566 or twagner@wiseso.net.

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