Police seek man in robbery attempt

Published 8:32 pm Monday, December 11, 2017

Suffolk police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect that attempted to rob a convenience store in November.

The incident happened about 1:12 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Miller Mart in the 2800 block of Pruden Boulevard, according to a city press release.

The male suspect reportedly entered the store and “presented as though he had a firearm,” according to a city press release.

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The man was unsuccessful in the robbery attempt and fled the scene on foot. He is described as a heavy-set white male with blond or strawberry blond reddish hair, freckles and facial hair.

There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips through the free P3 Tips mobile app, by going to www.p3tips.com or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at www.suffolkva.us/spd and looking for the Suffolk Crime Line link. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.