Police investigate armed robbery

Published 1:39 pm Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred early Wednesday morning.

The robbery was reported at about 3:33 a.m. at the BP Station adjacent to the Huddle House in the 2800 block of Pruden Boulevard/Route 460.

Upon preliminary investigation, it was determined that the subject entered the front door of the business, displayed a shotgun, and demanded money. The subject fled on foot with an undetermined amount of currency. There were no injuries.

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The subject was further described as a Black male, wearing a black hoodie with a large winged bird design across the chest, blue jeans, black face mask, and dark shoes.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone who has information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.