Second weekend armed robbery reported Saturday night at 7-Eleven

Published 9:44 am Sunday, February 5, 2023

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Suffolk Police are investigating the second armed robbery this weekend, which took place a the 7-Eleven store in the 1100 block of Wilroy Road.

The armed robbery occurred at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4.

Police said the suspect entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded money, according to a news release. The suspect obtained an unknown amount of money and cigarettes, and then fled the scene on foot.

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There were no reported injuries.

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

The first armed robbery was reported Friday night when a person wearing a clown mask held up the Happy Shopper store on Carolina Road at gun point.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact Suffolk Police or 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 Residents 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 and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.