Police investigate robbery

Published 10:21 pm Monday, February 25, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating a robbery that happened Sunday evening believed to be related to other commercial armed robberies that have happened in recent weeks.

The robbery was reported at 9:58 p.m. Sunday from the Red Barn Food Store in the 100 block of Pinner Street, according to a city press release.

Preliminary investigation found that two black males, one with a bandanna over his face and the other with a mask on, robbed the clerk at gunpoint and then fled on foot following the incident, according to the press release.


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The subjects were further described as 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches tall. One wore a black hooded sweatshirt with a white T-shirt underneath, bright blue pants and red sneakers with white soles. The other wore black pants, black sneakers and white soles with a black shirt with a gray T-shirt underneath.

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.