The man is described as being in his early to mid 30s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium build.

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Armed robber holds up Chesy Exxon

Published 9:37am Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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CHESAPEAKE — Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who held up a Chesapeake gasoline station Monday afternoon and are asking for the community’s help in finding the culprit.

Sheriff Jeff Lawless said just after 1 p.m. Monday a man wearing a baseball cap went into Dave’s Exxon at 531 Third Ave., approached the clerk and demanded money.

“He fled with a small amount of money and left in a red vehicle,” Lawless said.

The man is described as being in his early to mid 30s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium build.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Aaron Bollinger at 532-3525.


  1. bigkahuna

    Why not put in an automatic machine gun in case they have on rubber soles on their shoes.

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  2. Poor Richard

    I’ve noticed on the news the photos of these criminals that rob places like banks, stores, etc. The photos are always awful. I know the technology is good enough to get good photos and I think the stores need to invest in better cameras and need to have one camera behind the counter for a direct shot of the criminals face and not on the ceiling looking down. I also think the businesses need to place a mat across the floor in front of the counter that, at the push of a button, could electrocute the criminal standing on the mat.

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