Police investigate robbery

Published 9:57 pm Monday, May 1, 2017

Suffolk police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Friday morning.

The robbery was reported at 10:26 a.m., according to a city press release. It happened at the Check Into Cash in the 1000 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.

Preliminary investigation found a male entered the business, displayed a knife, took an undetermined amount of currency from a register and fled into a waiting vehicle.

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The subject was described as black, 5 feet 5 inches tall, wearing a blue hoodie and face mask.

There were no injuries during the robbery.

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