Police investigate robbery

Published 4:46 pm Saturday, December 14, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that happened Friday evening at Dollar General in the 5900 block of Godwin Boulevard.

The incident was reported at 8:57 p.m., according to a city press release. Preliminary investigation found an unidentified male displayed a handgun and demanded money from the register before leaving on foot with an unknown amount of cash. 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.

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