Portsmouth convenience store robbery captured on video

Posted at 9:03 PM, Jul 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-14 06:50:39-04

Portsmouth, Va. - Portsmouth police are investigating a robbery at Mike's Corner store located at 48 Afton Parkway.

The robbery happened around 8:30pm Monday night and was captured on video.

Police say a man armed with a handgun entered the store and demanded money from an employee.

The employee gave the man  money and the suspect left on foot in an unknown direction.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠. Callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.