Front Royal 7-Eleven held up at gunpoint

FRONT ROYAL, VA — The Front Royal Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred during the early morning hours of Thursday March 12, 2009.

At approximately 2:30 am on Thursday, two suspects entered the 7-11 convenience store located at 711 South Royal Avenue in Front Royal. One of the suspects, armed with a handgun, demanded money from the store clerk. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands, handing over an undisclosed amount of currency from the store’s cash registers.

Both suspects forced the clerk to a room in the rear of the business while they fled the store on foot towards South Royal Avenue.

The suspects are both described as white males between the ages of 17-24, approximately 5’09” – 5’11” and weighing between 145-165 lbs. Both suspects were wearing dark pants and dark hooded jackets with their faces covered.

The police department is asking anyone with information to contact Investigator Kevin Nicewarner of the Front Royal Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 540-636-2208 or the police department’s main number at 540-635-2111.

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