Portsmouth 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

Posted at 5:10 AM, Apr 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-17 07:49:28-04

Portsmouth, Virginia -  The 7-Eleven located in the 3200 block of George Washington Highway near Elm Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning, police say.

According to police, a man entered the store shortly before 1:00am, pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the employee.

The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot, police say.

The suspect is described as a black male between 5'8" to 6' tall. He was wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt, dark colored jeans and black sneakers. He had the lower part of his face covered with a black and white bandana and was armed with a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.