Armed robbery at Portsmouth Metro PCS business

Posted at 4:22 PM, May 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-03 16:22:06-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are investigating an armed robbery at a Metro PCS, a local cellular telephone store, Sunday afternoon.

Police assistance was requested at the business located in the 3200 block of High Street for a robbery around 1:16 p.m.

According to detectives, an armed suspect demanded money from the store employees. After the employees complied, the suspect fled the business in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male roughly 6′ ft tall, wearing black pants, gray hoodie, white t-shirt and white shoes. He was carrying a silver hand gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.