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YMCA’s Bright Beginnings helps kids start school year right

YMCA’s Bright Beginnings helps kids start school year right

The King George YMCA held its annual Bright Beginnings event last week to help dozens of deserving k...

King George AM Bus Routes - 2015-2016

King George AM Bus Routes - 2015-2016

KG holds 5th Annual National Night Out

KG holds 5th Annual National Night Out

The King George Sheriff’s department hosted its fifth annual ‘Night Out’ against c...

VDOE seeking input from parents on school performance ‘report cards’

The Virginia Department of Education is asking parents and other members of the public what changes ...

Summer holiday winding down for King George students

The lazy days of summer continue all the way through August for most, but not this year for students...

Boyd takes reins as principal at King George High School

Boyd takes reins as principal at King George High School

Jesse Boyd has been named as the new principal of King George High School.
The school board approved...

 

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KG Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in armed robbery

The King George County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who robbed The Last Chance Tobacco Store in Dahlgren of several thousand dollars in cash and cigarettes last week.  The suspects fled the scene in a white or silver Chevrolet Spark.

According to a clerk at the store, who asked not to be identified, two males entered the small store at 4863 James

Madison Parkway at 8:45 p.m. on May 7.  One man talked to the female clerk who was on duty acting as if he was 20130515kg3interested in buying cigarettes while the other went around the end of the counter and then brandished a knife.
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“The one with the knife held his finger to his lips, told the clerk to be quiet and get on the floor,” said another clerk.  With the clerk out of the way, the pair emptied the cash register and took multiple cartons of cigarettes from the store. Then, they fled east toward the Harry Nice Bridge. 

“They displayed a knife and then took a large amount of cigarettes, cash and the keys to the store,” said King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey.  The sheriff’s office is circulating photos of the pair taken by the tobacco store’s in-house cameras.

“They are armed and dangerous,” Dempsey said.  “If anyone has any information about this incident or these suspects, it would be helpful if they would call Detective Drew Massey at 540-775-4188.”  Detective Massey can also be emailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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