Suffolk man faces additional charges in February 7-Eleven robbery

Published 2:00 pm Thursday, March 10, 2022

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Suffolk police on Wednesday charged Harvey L. Lewis IV, 34, of Suffolk, on two additional felony charges related to a February armed robbery of the 7-Eleven store on Carolina Road.

The new charges are burglary: entering a building to murder/rape/etc., armed and use or display a firearm in the commission of a felony.

These were additional charges found while Lewis was already in custody.

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The robbery occurred just before midnight Feb. 1 at the convenience store in the 800 block of Carolina Road.

Lewis originally was arrested Feb. 7 on charges of two counts of robbery using a firearm or displaying a firearm, one count of use or display firearm in the commission of a felony, one count of possess, transport firearms by convicted felons and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.

Store clerks told police that a man entered the store, pointed a gun at them and demanded money. The robber took a cash register with an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene in what was described as a gold or silver Chevrolet Trailblazer. No injuries were reported.