Smithfield Convenience Store Robbed

No one was injured during an early morning robbery at a Smithfield convenience store. Around 2:21am Thursday, Smithfield Police said a lone suspect entered the Sunoco at 1716 East Market Street near Interstate 95.  The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.  The robber was described as a white male in his 50’s, 5 foot 5, 130 pounds, with a short slender build. He fled in a dark color newer model passenger car.

No customers were in the store at the time. The clerk was not injured.

Anyone with information about this morning’s robbery of the Sunoco is asked to call the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.