Police searching for man who robbed Newport News Family Dollar

Posted at 1:28 PM, Jul 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-11 13:28:03-04

Newport News, Va. – Police are searching for a man who robbed the Family Dollar at 1501 Jefferson Ave. Friday morning.

At around 9:28am the man entered the store with a stun gun and demanded money from the register. He then ran out with an undisclosed amount of money.

There were two employees and two customers inside the business at the time of the robbery.  No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’1” – 5’2”, thin build, with a mustache, wearing a black v-neck shirt, blue jeans, white shoes and a checkered ear flap hat.

If you recognize this man or know anything about this incident please call the non-emergency phone number to Police Communications, 757-247-2500 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.