Christmas Eve armed robbery at 7-Eleven under investigation

Published 9:37 am Monday, December 26, 2022

Suffolk Police are investigating a Christmas Eve armed robbery at the 7-Eleven located in the 1200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.

The suspect entered the store at about 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24 with a handgun and demanded money, police said in a news release. The suspect obtained an unknown amount of money then fled the scene on foot. 

There were no reported injuries.


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The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and there is no further information available for release.  

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