Police investigate robbery

Published 10:11 pm Thursday, December 6, 2018

Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that happened Wednesday night.

The robbery happened at the Family Dollar in the 800 block of West Constance Road. It was reported at 8:53 p.m., according to a city press release.

Witnesses told police a male suspect, wearing a white hoodie and dark-colored pants, displayed a handgun and took an undetermined amount of money before fleeing the business on foot, the press release stated.

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There were no injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips 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.