October 2, 2023

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Did Somebody Say Business?

Skill game robbery reported at business on Greenville Avenue in Staunton

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STAUNTON — Police documented a Wednesday afternoon robbery in Staunton at a skill sport business, just months right after a gun-toting suspect robbed a comparable location on North Augusta Street.

At 12:49 p.m., law enforcement stated an worker at VA Ability Video games, found at 1202 Greenville Avenue, reported a gentleman entered the business and demanded dollars. Law enforcement claimed the suspect was donning a bike helmet along with a mask, a white T-shirt, darkish denims, and white tennis shoes.

Capt. Chad Kauffman of the Staunton Police Office said the suspect in Wednesday afternoon’s robbery did not display screen a weapon and did not show he was armed. Kauffman mentioned the suspect fled the space on foot.

There had been no patrons inside the business enterprise and no injuries were being noted.

An undisclosed amount of hard cash was stolen.

The theft comes on the heels of an April 24 armed robbery at the Goldfish Match Space, located at 2303-C N. Augusta St. on the city’s north finish. In that incident, law enforcement said a male brandishing a handgun entered the business enterprise, which was closed at the time, although it was getting cleaned and stole an undisclosed amount of money of money.

No expenses have been submitted in both robbery.

According to GamblingSites.org, a skill sport is equivalent to standard slots, but can be far more talent-centered. Ability game titles can feature spinning reels, paylines and a significant degree of probability but do involve some system, the web-site claimed.

Anyone with info about the two robberies can call either the Staunton Police Section at (540) 332-3842 or Criminal offense Stoppers at (800) 322-2017.

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