Two sought after early-morning robbery in Waynesboro

Waynesboro Police are looking for two white men in connection with a 6:30 a.m. Tuesday robbery at the Sheetz on 2156 W. Main St.

A 51-year-old woman was injured after being attacked by one of the men as she left the store. The suspect grabbed her purse strap from behind, pulling her to the ground and dragging her as she fought to retain control of the purse.

The man eventually got away with the purse and ran to a vehicle parked in the rear of the store with the victim in pursuit. The second man was sitting in the driver’s seat, and after the accomplice got into the car, they drove the vehicle south onto Vedette Avenue to flee the scene.

Suspect #1 is described as a white male, 5-10 to 6-2, slender build, very short blond hair, goatee, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. Suspect #2 is described as a white male, 5-8 to 5-11, average build, short dark hair, a thin beard along the outline of the jaw, wearing a dark-colored hoodie over a dark T-shirt and dark shorts.

The vehicle they were driving is described as a white four-door late ’80s to early ’90s Chevy Cavalier.

The investigation continues and Waynesboro Police requests anyone that may have information about the case to contact Waynesboro Police at 540.942.6675 or Crime Stoppers at 800.322.2017. Anyone who observes the above described vehicle and or suspects should call 911.
 
 

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at freepress2@ntelos.net.


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