Police investigate armed robbery

Published 3:26 pm Friday, February 8, 2019

Suffolk Police are seeking an armed robbery suspect who dressed up like a woman for the robbery but kept his mustache and goatee.

Police are seeking a man who dressed up as a woman for a Friday robbery. (Submitted Image)

The robbery was reported at 10:05 a.m. Friday at the Approved Cash location in the 800 block of West Constance Road, according to a city press release.

The suspect was described as a black male with a medium complexion, 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a multi-colored dress, wearing a wig and carrying a purse. The man had a mustache and goatee.

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He entered the business, produced a firearm, demanded currency from an employee and fled the store on foot, the press release stated.

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.