Store Robbed in Virginia, US | Indian-Origin Woman held at Gun Point

An Indian-origin convenience store owner has been robbed at gunpoint by three unidentified hooded men in the US state of Virginia.

The three men wearing dark cloths entered the Du Drop store in Madison Heights on Tuesday. They pointed a gun at the owner, Sarla Patel, grabbed some cash and the fled the scene.

“Today, It’s happened to me tomorrow somebody else,” quoted Patel as saying.

Ms Patel has no visible injures but the emotional wounds of being held at gunpoint run deep.

“I didn’t sleep for two nights. Every time that scene come to in my mind,” said Ms Patel.

Investigators are still trying to identify three men who robbed a convenience store owner at gunpoint in Madison Heights. A surveillance camera at the Du Drop store captured the whole thing.

Ms Patel and her husband opened the Du Drop convenience store in Madison Heights 9 years ago.

“They just always used the bad language and just say ‘give me the money, give me the money’,” said Ms Patel.

The report, however, did not mention how much cash was lost.

If you know anything about this, Investigators urge you to call Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.


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