STAUNTON — Police reported a Wednesday afternoon theft in Staunton at a talent match small business, just weeks right after a gun-toting suspect robbed a identical venue on North Augusta Street.
At 12:49 p.m., law enforcement explained an employee at VA Skill Video games, positioned at 1202 Greenville Avenue, reported a man entered the business enterprise and demanded money. Police claimed the suspect was donning a motorbike helmet along with a mask, a white T-shirt, dark jeans, and white tennis sneakers.
Capt. Chad Kauffman of the Staunton Law enforcement Division mentioned the suspect in Wednesday afternoon’s robbery did not display a weapon and did not show he was armed. Kauffman stated the suspect fled the region on foot.
There have been no patrons inside of the company and no accidents were described.
An undisclosed amount of income was stolen.
The robbery will come on the heels of an April 24 armed theft at the Goldfish Game Area, located at 2303-C N. Augusta St. on the city’s north close. In that incident, police said a man brandishing a handgun entered the business, which was closed at the time, although it was remaining cleaned and stole an undisclosed quantity of revenue.
No fees have been filed in both theft.
According to GamblingSites.org, a skill video game is equivalent to regular slots, but can be more talent-primarily based. Ability online games can characteristic spinning reels, paylines and a substantial diploma of probability but do require some system, the site reported.
Anybody with information and facts about the two robberies can call possibly the Staunton Law enforcement Section at (540) 332-3842 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-2017.
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