Possible robbery attempt investigated

Published 10:49 pm Friday, August 23, 2019

Suffolk Police are seeking the public’s assistance following a possible attempted robbery at the ABC store in the 3500 block of Bridge Road on Tuesday.

According to a city press release, Emergency Communications was contacted Tuesday about the incident, which occurred at 8:49 p.m.

A subject, believed to be a male, dressed in all black clothing and wearing a ski mask entered the business at that time, the press release stated.

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“Nothing was stolen; however, it is believed the intent was to rob the clerk on duty,” the press release stated.

The masked person fled in a sedan, possibly silver or gray in color.

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.