7-Eleven robbery suspect sought

Published 7:36 pm Saturday, June 27, 2015

Suffolk police are asking for help apprehending a man who robbed a North Suffolk 7-Eleven at gunpoint early Saturday morning.

The robbery took place at 2:53 a.m. at the convenience store, which is located in the 6400 block of Hampton Roads Parkway, city spokesman Tim Kelley stated in a press release.

While in the store, the suspect brandished a gun at the clerk, demanded money from the cash register and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash..

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The only description of the suspect is that he was a black male and is believed to be in his 20s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up. Crime Line callers do not have to give their names or appear in court. Citizens can also use the TipSoft mobile app to anonymously submit tips through the web, a text message or from mobile devices. Tips can be submitted by visiting www.suffolkva.us/crimelinetips or by texting the word “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword SPDVATIP. If information leads to an arrest, the tipster could qualify for a reward of up to $1,000.