Police investigate robbery

Published 6:32 pm Friday, May 11, 2018

Suffolk police are investigating a strong-armed robbery that happened Friday morning.

Robbery suspect

The robbery happened at the Crazy Overstock business in the 1000 block of Portsmouth Boulevard, according to a city press release. It was reported at 11 a.m.

Preliminary investigation found that a woman entered the business and approached the counter, demanding money from the register. The clerk complied, and the subject fled on foot with an undetermined amount of currency. There were no injuries.


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The suspect was described as a black woman wearing a dark T-shirt and dark head wrap, the press release stated. She had several tattoos on her arms.

The investigation is ongoing, and no further information is available.

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.