Abingdon PD releases photos of suspect after alleged armed robbery Sunday

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ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – The Abingdon Police Department is searching for a suspect after an alleged armed robbery on Sunday night.

According to a post from APD, officers were called to the Bares Discount Tobacco and Wine store at 970 East Main Street around 8:27 p.m.

The post says the suspect had already left the scene by the time officers arrived.

APD reports the suspect, described as a white man, had “produced a weapon and left the store taking cash and merchandise.”

The post states the suspect was wearing a red bandana for a mask, a green jacket, a dark-colored toboggan and blue jeans.

APD reports the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police were also called to assist with finding the suspect.

APD posted surveillance photos of the suspect Monday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to message the police department over Facebook or call 276-628-3111..

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