Manassas Convenience Store Robbed Twice

By Matt Fitzpatrick
|  Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012  |  Updated 10:30 PM EDT
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Manassas Convenience Store Robbed Twice

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A Manassas convenience store has been robbed twice in the past week, according to Manassas City Police.  

The Wellington Market at 9911 Wellington Road was robbed Tuesday night about 7:30 p.m., police said  The robber was seen approaching the store with a knife in his pocket and attempting to put on a black cloth mask, police said. He proceeded to enter the store and take cash from the register before fleeing on foot.  No one was harmed.

The previous robbery occurred Saturday just before 7 p.m. That robber entered the store with his face partially covered by a white cloth, pulled out a large knife and showed it to the clerk, police said. He took cash from the register and fled on foot.

In the first robbery, the man appeared to be African-American, about 30 years old and 6-feet tall. He was wearing a black sweatshirt with a gold, tribal design on the back.

In the second robbery, the man was described as African-American, about 30 years old, 6-feet tall, with a closely shaved haircut.  He wore dark gray, faded jeans, light-colored shoes, a lanyard around his neck and a white or light gray shirt underneath a black sweatshirt.

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