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7-Eleven robbed in Old Town early Friday morning

The 7-Eleven at 800 Franklin Street was robbed on Friday, Dec. 22 (via Google Maps)

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the robbery of the 7-Eleven at 800 Franklin Street in Old Town. It’s the second time that the store has been robbed in just over a month.

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at around 1:30 a.m., according to the police scanner.

A Black male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt walked into the store, implied he had a weapon, walked behind the counter and took cash from the register, according to the police scanner. The suspect never touched the employees in the store and fled the scene on foot. Police also found a discarded blue hooded sweatshirt near the store, according to the police scanner.

Anyone with information on this incident can contact the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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