Armed robbery at Chuck E Cheese’s in Hampton

Posted at 1:51 PM, Nov 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-13 13:51:56-05

Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery at a Chuck E Cheese’s Pizza Restaurant over the weekend.

Police say around 8 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2012, a suspect approached an employee of the Chuck E Cheese’s Pizza Restaurant, located in the first block of Town Center Way, as they entered the business.

The suspect displayed a firearm and forced the employee into the restaurant, demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect ran away from the back of the restaurant. There were no additional employees or patrons in the establishment at the time of the robbery, and the victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, 5’8 to 6’, between 150 to 180 lbs., and in his early twenties. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket, a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and had his face covered with a red cloth.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court.

If a Crime Line call results in an arrest, the caller is eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00. You can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Hampton Police Division by texting the keyword 757HPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411). (Please be advised that the anonymous texting is not affiliated with Crime Line).