Police investigate late-night robbery

Published 6:18 pm Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that happened Tuesday night.

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

An officer made contact with two store clerks who said the suspect entered the store, pointed a gun at them, and demanded money. The suspect took a cash register along with an undetermined amount of money and left the store.

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The suspect fled the scene in what was described as a gold or silver Chevy Trailblazer. The suspect was described as a short Black male. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

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.