Suspect Wanted in Armed Robbery of Melfa Convenience Store
MELFA, Va.– The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is searching for at least one suspect wanted for the armed robbery of a convenience store.
According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, the robbery occurred just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Shore Stop in Melfa. Responding deputies learned a man dressed in a camouflage jacket and blue jeans had entered the store, fired a gun and ran off with an undisclosed amount of money. The sheriff believes a second suspect was outside of the business during the incident.
According to Godwin, the first suspect is described as black male, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-9, with a slender build.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131 or (757) 824-5666. Tips may also be submitted through our website at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.