Lynchburg Police searching for armed robber

Surveillance video of AutoZone robber in Lynchburg
Surveillance video of AutoZone robber in Lynchburg(Lynchburg FD)
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 1:30 PM EST
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - The Lynchburg Police Department is looking for a man who robbed an AutoZone store on Fort Avenue Sunday night.

Police say they responded at 6:14 p.m. to AutoZone at 2525 Fort Avenue. They were told the store was robbed by a man who pointed a handgun at employees and demanded they open the registers. The robber took cash and ran off.

Police described the robber as a Black man who stands 5′11″ to 6′, and wore a mask displaying the letters “KASK”, a black hat, black pants and black gloves.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective S. Bond at 434-455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Up to a $1,000 reward is available through the Crime Stoppers program for information.