Suspects wanted in Virginia Beach store robberies

Posted at 3:40 PM, Jul 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-01 15:40:00-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are looking for two suspects wanted in several robberies across Virginia Beach.

Since June 16, 2014, there have been three convenience store robberies and one attempted restaurant robbery that share similarities.

The cases appear to be linked, police say.

In all cases, the suspect(s) enters the business with a handgun and demands money from the clerk.

No injuries have been reported.

The dates and locations are as follows:

• 02-11-14 at 9:45 p.m.- 7-Eleven, 812 Baker Road

• 06-18-14 at 10:41 p.m.- 7-Eleven, 521 Newtown Road

• 06-21-14 at 10:33 p.m.- 7-Eleven, 812 Baker Road

• 06-28-14 at 8:30 p.m.- Burger King, 564 Newtown Road

Suspect number one is believed to be responsible for all four cases. Suspect number two is believed to be involved in the June 18 robbery only, police say.

Suspect one is described as a black male in his mid-20s, 5’8” to 5’ 9”, thin build; he is seen in the photos carrying the knapsack with black and red straps and pink/red gloves.

Suspect two is described as a black male in his mid-20s, over 6’ tall, thin build; he is seen with a black and camouflage knapsack and white gloves.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers Office at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or text VBTIP with your information to CRIMES (274697). Tipsters remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

These cases remain under investigation by the Department’s Robbery Squad.