On October 12, 2021, at approximately 11 p.m. the Altavista Police Department (APD) received a call regarding a robbery that had occurred at GB at 1043 Main Street in Altavista, according to a recent statement from the department. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10’’ wearing a black hoodie and grey pants. Police say the suspect displayed a knife in commission of the crime. The suspect absconded with an undisclosed amount of currency.
The victim in this incident was not injured. Investigators are following up on leads currently, according to APD. Those with information about this or any other crime, have been asked to call the Altavista Police Department at 434-369-7425. Investigator D.W. Osborne is the lead investigator in the case. The owner of GB is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) of this crime.