Police seek robber

Published 10:35 pm Thursday, October 14, 2010

Suffolk police are seeking a man who robbed a Carolina Road convenience store Wednesday.

According to city spokeswoman Debbie George, the suspect entered the store just after 9 p.m. and took a small amount of candy to the register. When the clerk opened the register, the man demanded money.


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When the cashier refused to give the man any cash, he jumped the counter, took money from the register and then fled on foot, George said. He never displayed a weapon.

The man is described as a black male who was wearing a white T-shirt, black shorts with a red stripe and a black baseball cap.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to Crime Line never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.