Arrest made in robbery

Published 5:18 pm Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Police have made an arrest in an armed robbery that happened last week.

Harvey L. Lewis IV, 34, of Suffolk, is charged with two counts of robbery using firearm or displaying firearm; one count of use firearm in commission of a felony; one count of possess, transport firearm by convicted felon; and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.

The charges are in connection with a robbery that happened late Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the 7-Eleven in the 800 block of Carolina Road.

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Store clerks told police the suspect entered the store, pointed a gun at him and demanded money. The suspect took a cash register, along with an undetermined amount of money, and left the store.

The incident remains under investigation.

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.