Police ask for assistance identifying burglar

Published 5:49 pm Thursday, February 22, 2018

Suffolk police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a subject believed to be involved in two burglaries at service stations on Bridge Road.

Burglary suspect

The burglaries occurred on Jan. 12 and Feb. 11, according to a city press release.

On Jan. 12 at about 9:54 p.m., the burglar forced entry into the BP station in the 1600 block of Bridge Road, the release stated. The offender removed a large number of cigarettes from the store before fleeing. The offender was wearing a black sweatshirt with a white T-shirt underneath, according to the release.


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In the Feb. 11 burglary, an unknown offender forced entry into the Shell station in the 3700 block of Bridge Road at about 2:10 a.m., the release stated. The burglar once again took a large number of cigarettes and fled. The offender was wearing red tennis shoes.

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.