Suspect wanted for robbing New China Express in Newport News

Posted at 10:49 PM, Aug 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-20 23:46:38-04

Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed the New China Express located at 980 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. on Sunday at 10:30 p.m. 

They say someone entered the business, pointed a gun at the owner and demanded cash from the register.

Police say the man then fled from the store on foot in an unknown direction.

They say the suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 20-30 years old. He may be 150-170 lbs and was wearing a long sleeve gray hooded sweatshirt, black shorts and a red bandana over his face. 

If you know anything that could help police, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.