Man Armed with Hatchet Robs Walnut Creek 7-Eleven

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    Walnut Creek PD
    Police said the robbery happened a short time after 11 p.m., Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the 7-Eleven at 301 N. Civic Drive.

    A man armed with a hatchet robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Walnut Creek late Sunday night, police said Monday.

    Police said the robbery happened a short time after 11 p.m. at the 7-Eleven at 301 N. Civic Drive.

    The suspect entered the store carrying a hatchet, wore a white T-shirt or towel over his head and face, and demanded cash from a store clerk, according to police.

    He then fled the scene in a newer, silver four-door car with an undisclosed amount of money from the store.

    Police said the store employee was uninjured in the robbery.

    The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late 20s with a medium build who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.

    Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call Walnut Creek police at (925) 943-5844.