Police investigate armed robbery

Published 9:53 pm Tuesday, February 1, 2022

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Suffolk Police are investigating an armed robbery reported Monday night.

The incident at the intersection of Smith Street and Military Avenue was reported at 9:09 p.m., according to a city press release.

The victim, a food delivery driver, was sitting in traffic at the intersection when a subject approached his vehicle, pointed a handgun at him, and ordered him out of his vehicle. The offender stole money from the victim while another offender went into the car and took money from inside the car. The suspects then fled the scene. There were no injuries reported.

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One offender was described as a Black male in his mid-30s and wearing a black hoodie. The other offender is believed to have been a male with no other description provided.

The incident remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please 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.