Police investigate robbery

Published 10:29 pm Monday, February 11, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Sunday night at a local gas station.

The incident at the Raceway store in the 1200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard was reported about 10:40 p.m., according to a city press release.

Preliminary investigation found that two black males entered the store wearing dark clothing and gloves with their faces covered, according to a city press release. One of the suspects displayed a handgun, and they took money and cigarettes before fleeing on foot.


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No injuries were reported.

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.