Vinton police investigating armed robbery at Alvaro's Market

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According to the Vinton Police Department, the robbers wore dark colored sweatshirts with their hoods up, gloves and dark colored sweatpants.

They are described as black males, one with a light complexion and the other a dark complexion.

The male with the light complexion appeared to have a tattoo on his face in the cheek area.

If you have any information, contact the Vinton Police Department at 540-983-0617.


Vinton Police officers are investigating an armed robbery that happened at Alvaro's Market on Walnut Avenue.

Officials say two black males wearing masks entered the store with handguns and demanded money from the clerks.

The two robbers ran away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The two clerks were not injured.