Police investigate robbery

Published 10:26 pm Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that happened early Tuesday morning.

The robbery was reported at 12:45 a.m. at Tammy’s Kitchen in the 600 block of East Washington Street, according to a city news release.

Preliminary investigation found that a suspect displayed a handgun and took an undetermined amount of currency before fleeing the business on foot, according to a city news release. There were no injuries.

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The suspect was described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a slim build and medium complexion. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, black ski mask, jeans with silver stitches on the pockets and tan boots.

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.