Man wanted for robbing Hampton tanning salon

Posted at 11:09 AM, Apr 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-08 11:11:27-04

Hampton, Va. - The search is on for a man wanted for robbing a Hampton tanning salon, police tell NewsChannel 3.

It happened shortly after midnight on April 2, 2013, at Tropix Tanning Salon in the 1800 block of Todds Lane. A caller reported a burglary to police.

Police say the man entered the salon by forcing open a rear door. Once inside the business, the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen leaving the business in a dark blue, late model Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The suspect is described as a white male in his fifties, slim build, 5’10’-6’2 and last seen wearing glasses, a black stocking cap, and blue jeans.

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).

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