Man robs tanning salon

Published 2:25 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Suffolk police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon.

The robbery was reported at 2:33 p.m. at the Sundays Blue Box Tanning Resort in the 6200 block of College Drive, according to a city press release.

The clerk told police the robber entered the store, presented a knife and demanded money from the register. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area in an unknown direction.

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No one was injured, according to the press release.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 30 years old, with facial hair and crooked teeth. He was wearing a black hoodie, white shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses.

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 or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at 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.