Police are Searching for Suspect in Armed Robbery

Monday night, at about 10:30 p.m., the Augusta County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Arby's Restaurant in Stuarts Draft, located in the 2500 block of Stuarts Draft Hwy, for the report of an armed robbery.

An employee reported that, as the employee leaving work, the employee was confronted by an unknown suspect who was displaying a handgun. The suspect was described as 5'8" to 6'0" with a slim build. The suspect was further described as wearing a camouflage hooded sweatshirt, with the hood cinched around the suspect's face, dark blue pants, light colored shoes and a white garment that covered the suspect's face which concealed most features.

Police say upon confrontation, the suspect walked the employee back into Arby's where two others were. After that, police say the suspect left in an unknown direction after robbing the store of an undisclosed amount of cash.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has any information regarding the robbery, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff's office at 540-245-5333 or Crimestoppers at 800-322-2017.

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