Man wanted in connection with Christmas Day robbery

Published 11:59 pm Sunday, December 27, 2020

The Suffolk Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery.

Police are investigating the incident, which was reported at 11:39 p.m. Christmas Day in the 4100 block of Pritchard Street, according to a city press release.

Brian Trey Johnson, of Portsmouth, is wanted for two counts of armed robbery.


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During the incident, two females were robbed at gunpoint, the press release stated. No injuries were reported. The subjects left the scene in a vehicle.

Johnson reportedly may be in a gray Nissan Maxima with 30-day tags and damage on the left rear of the vehicle, the press release stated.

Suffolk Police have made an arrest of a juvenile male on two counts of armed robbery in connection with the incident, which remains under investigation. No additional information is available for release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips by going to or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at 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.