Suffolk Police investigate armed robbery

Published 2:50 pm Friday, April 26, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Friday morning at the 7-Eleven in the 6000 block of Godwin Boulevard, according to a news release.

The incident took place at about 5:30 a.m., the release stated, with a preliminary investigation indicating that a tall, thin black male entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money.

The man fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, the release states, and was further described as wearing jeans and a black hoodie on over his head with the drawstring pulled tight to cover his face, according to the release.

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.