Police investigate robbery

Published 10:28 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

The robbery was reported just after midnight at the 7-Eleven store in the 800 block of Carolina Road, according to a city press release.

Two suspects reportedly entered the store, walked around the store, and approached the counter at the register. Witnesses said both suspects were armed and that one of the suspects presented a firearm and demanded money from the registers. The suspects left on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

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The suspects were described as wearing all black clothing and face masks, according to a city press release. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone with 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.