Convenience store robbed at gunpoint early Monday

Published 10:52 am Monday, September 5, 2022

The Suffolk Police Department is investigating a 2:03 a.m. armed robbery reported Monday morning at the 7-Eleven in the 800 block of Carolina Road.

The suspect entered the store wearing a medical mask, sunglasses, a dark blue hoodie with the hood on and gloves, according to an SPD news release.  

Police said the offender produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect obtained an unknown amount of money and lottery tickets then fled the scene on foot. There were no injuries.


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No additional information is available as police continue their investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Suffolk Police or the Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, go to, visit the Suffolk Police Department website ( and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5.