Shots fired in overnight robbery
Shots were fired in a robbery that happened early Thursday at the 7-Eleven in the 1100 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.
The robbery was reported at 2:20 a.m., according to a city press release. Two suspects entered the store armed with handguns and took an undisclosed amount of cash. One of them fired several shots when exiting the building, but nobody was injured, the release stated. The robbers left on foot.
One suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, with a slim build, wearing a hoodie and a mask. The second suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a slim build, wearing a hoodie and a mask.
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.