Police investigate robbery

Published 6:01 pm Monday, April 15, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating a robbery that happened at the Verizon store on College Drive Sunday afternoon.

The robbery at the store in the 6200 block of College Drive was reported at 2:01 p.m., according to a city press release.

Preliminary investigation found that two black males displaying handguns and wearing masks covering the lower part of their faces entered the store and demanded phones, the press release stated. Only an employee and customer were present at the time of the incident, and the subjects fled, taking only the customer’s cellphone.

There were no injuries.

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.