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Man wanted for robbing Long John Silver’s in Hampton

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Jun 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-03 12:17:58-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton police need help identifying a suspect who is wanted for robbing a restaurant.

Investigators say at 10:25 p.m. on May 31, 2013, a suspect entered the Long John Silver’s restaurant, located in the 900 block of Big Bethel Road, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran away from the restaurant.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s, and about 6’2 – 6’3. They say he was wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, and a dark colored hat. The suspect attempted to conceal his identity by covering it with an article of clothing.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 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 of up to $1,000.

You can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Hampton Police Division by texting the keyword HPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411).