Elderly man robbed in home

Published 3:50 pm Saturday, August 6, 2016

Suffolk police are searching for three men who robbed an elderly victim at gunpoint in his home Friday night.

Police were called to the home, located in the 1600 block of Cherry Grove Road, at 9:05 p.m.

Their investigation revealed that the man in the home had been confronted by three unknown black males who had entered the home and then demanded money.

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One of the suspects held the victim at gunpoint, while the others retrieved what officials called “an undetermined amount of currency.”

All three subjects then fled the scene in a small four-door vehicle. The victim was not injured in the robbery.

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