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Fate of CB School looks bleak

Conflicting resolutions, long discussions and short memories seem to be at the heart of the Town of ...

Code Compliance Officer accused of Trespassing

Colonial Beach Town Council spilled the beans about Town employee Theresa Davis’ charge of trespassi...

Two talented women destined to cross paths

Two talented women destined to cross paths

One may call it fate or destiny, but the similarity between two women, Olga Farneth and Velia Jacobo...

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

Colonial Beach School Board Chairman Tim Trivett talked to the town council at the March work sessio...

Legg no stranger to making history

Legg no stranger to making history

Colonial Beach Town Council formally introduced Elizabeth “Libby” Legg as the town’s new permanent C...

Alta Vista poor host to CB during Regional tournament

Alta Vista poor host to CB during Regional tournament

Colonial Beach School Board member Wayne Kennedy aired his disapproval of Alta Vista’s hosting pract...

 

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Armed robbery at the 7-Eleven

Colonial Beach Police responded on scene at the 7-Eleven in reference to a 911 call for robbery  at 11:45 p.m. on the evening of March 7.

Police were on scene within a minute, according to Interim Police Chief William Seay.

Seay reported that two unknown suspects entered the 7-Eleven and managed to grab a cash drawer with approximately $80 to $85 and fled the store.  

According to the clerk, the suspects were carrying a weapon and ordered the clerk to get on the ground upon entry.

The suspects fled the store on foot turning toward Jackson Street. A King George K-9 unit was brought in to circle the block but found nothing.

Heavy police presence surrounded the store for several hours while the staff was questioned and surveillance tapes reviewed.

Colonial Beach Fire Department was called in around 1:30 a.m. for unknown reasons, but was put back into service within minutes of arriving.

It was reported that no one was hurt during the event.

Colonial Beach Police Department is in charge of the ongoing investigation. Westmoreland and King George County Sheriff’s departments as well as the Virginia State Police assisted.


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